Sports Science Intermediate


Sports Science Intermediate

Sport is arguably the most dominant industry in the world today. The Olympics, The FIFA World Cup, Wimbledon and The Masters Tournament are just a handful of examples of sporting events that grip the attention of the globe, boosting the economy through tourism, merchandise, advertising and TV rights. Also with a growing awareness of personal health and fitness, there has never been a better time to join the industry.

Course Information

  • Levels available 1 / 2
  • Start Date 14/09/2020
  • Course Ref A067P-1/1
  • Location Bletchley Campus
  • Fees
  • 19 - 23 £ 1417.00
  • 24+ £ 1417.00
  • Overseas £ 1417.00
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If you are over 19+ then please contact us for more information

What will I do?

This course will help you to develop the academic knowledge and skills for success to help you get to the next level of study. Covering a wide range of topics, you will get a taste of life in the industry, enabling you to develop your employability skills as well as your professionalism. You will take on work experience opportunities with local companies and schools. Specialist units include:

  • Anatomy & Physiology for Exercise
    Participating in Sport
    Sports Coaching
    Introduction to Healthy Eating & Nutrition
    Physical Fitness and Injuries in Sport
    Psychology for Sports Performance
    Strength & Conditioning Training
    Introduction to Sports Massage
    Planning & Leading Sports Events

*Please note due to Covid-19 some units may vary with delivery due to the practical contact implications.

What's next?

This course is the ideal starting point to help you progress to study an Advanced sports course, whether it’s Sports Studies, Football Studies, Personal Training or Leadership Academy. You could also progress to study Public Services, if that’s where your passion lies. Careers you could progress into range from: Sports therapist, PE teacher, sports scientist, sports psychologist, and many more.

Is it for me?

Have you got a passion for sport, whether it’s football, athletics or coaching? As long as you’ve got the dedication to make a career out of what you love, our experienced staff will guide you to develop your skillset to help you reach your goals. Whether you dream of coaching a Premier League team, want to help people feel better about themselves, or want to get children into your favourite sport, a qualification in sports could help you reach your goal. You must be an excellent verbal and written communicator and have excellent organisational skills.

This course is entitled ‘Preparing for Progression in Active Industries’ and will allow students to develop basic transferable skills to prepare them for the next steps within the college. This course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in Sport or Public Services. Students will be required to participate in both theory and practical lessons throughout the college week and be encouraged to develop their skills by participating in college extra-curricular activities. Some of the current students have aspirations of becoming a Personal Trainer, a Sports coach or even a Senior Officer in the Police. If a career in an active industry is for you, then why not come and start your journey in Active Industries on this course?
When studying this course, two qualifications will be completed; Level 1 in Uniformed Services and Level 1 in Exercise Studies. Students will complete the following units during a one-year course;

Level 1 Award in Exercise Studies

  • Understand the Principles of Exercise
  • Apply the Principles of Exercise
  • Demonstrate an Understanding of safety factors relating to exercise

Level 1 Award in Uniformed Services

    • Team Working Skills
    • Health and Safety
    • Developing Self-discipline
    • Participating in Competitive Sports
    • Volunteering
    • Employment
    • Well-Being and Physical Fitness

Entry requirements: You require 4 GCSEs at grade E/2.

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You require 4 GCSEs at grade D/3 or above including English & Maths.


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