- Course Code: S178-Y1
- Duration: 2 academic years
- Validated by: ACTIVEIQ
- Study mode: Full Time
With the ever-changing focus in Sport moving towards tackling the levels of physical in-activity in the UK and the prevention of associated health issues – this new course is a great way to future proof your career.
The new course has been devleoped in conjunction with Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council and other organisations that are developing a Pennine Lancashire Hub to ensure a clear focus and direction to tackle the increasing in-activity and subsequent health and social issues faced in this area.
During the course you will take part in live briefs and work experience opportunities in a range of different job roles working alongside industry professionals to tacle in-activity within the local area.
In addition to your level 3 course qualification, you will also be able to benefit from gaining additional qualifications with regard to Fitness Instruction and Personal Training.
- What will I study?
During your programme you will study areas such as:
- Principles of nutrition for healthy lifestyles
- Facilitating behaviour change for health and wellbeing
- Enterprise and entrepreneurship
- Conducting consultations with personal training clients
- Programme design and delivery for personal training
- Entry Requirements
5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 including Maths or English Language or completion of a relevant Level 2 course.
- How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through 100% coursework.
- What can I do next?
Once you have completed your Level 3 Diploma, you will be able to apply to a range of Universities or start on your career path.
Many students progress to University Centre at Blackburn College where 9 out of 10 graduates are in work or further study just six months after graduation.
Particular courses students progress on to include: Community Coaching & Sports Development Foundation Degree FdSc, Sports Coaching & Performance Foundation Degree FdSc or Health & Personal Training Foundation Degree FdA. These can lead to varied and interesting roles in sport including:
- Sports Coach
- PE Teaching (following the completion of an appropriate PGCE)
- Sports Development Officer
- Sports Marketing/Advertising
- Performance Analysts.
You may also be interested in progression to Complementary Therapies Foundation Degree FdSc which includes Sports Massage as a pathway within the programme.
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