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Level 3 Sport

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Broxbourne Campus
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Full Time

This course combines practical and theory elements to provide students with the skills needed to prepare them for a career in the Sport industry.
Students on the course will be completing a combination of both theory and practical based work. Students will study units that will provide them with an insight into the various sectors included within the sports industry including sports nutrition, business in sport and instructing physical activity. Students will also study and partake in a variety of team sports to develop skills, technique and tactical awareness.

What makes Sport and Exercise Science at HRC special?

  • Our course will help you get to the maximum of your ability
  • Good progression opportunities to University pathways
  • Gym and Sports Hall access
  • Industry trained professionals
  • Partnerships working with local organisations and businesses
  • Links with local Universities
  • Practical elements

What do our students say?

“I was impressed with the facilities and I got on well with the staff and teachers.”

“I love that the course was hands on and a more practical way of learning.”

“I’ve always been fascinated with Sport and this course fitted my learning and practical needs for me to progress in Sport in the future.”

After you have successfully completed this course, you can choose to:Take on the second year of study for this course to complete the Extended DiplomaApply for a degree at universityEnter into employment in this industry
Over the course of your college week you will be completing a combination of both theory and practical based work. You will study units that will provide you with an insight into the various sectors included with the Sports industry i.e. Sports Nutrition, Business in Sport and Instructing Physical activity. You will also study and partake in a variety of team sports to develop your skills, technique and tactical awareness.
There’s lots of perks to this course, including: Work experience in  industry settings University workshop sessions and tours Visits to ‘elite’ sporting stadiums All Tutors have in-depth industry experience Acess to Gym facilities
You will be assessed through a combination of both theory and practical work e.g. coaching and practical instruction. Continuous on-going assessment takes place throughout the year to develop a portfolio of evidence Types of assessment include: Practical Role play Group work Professional discussion Presentation Written report  
To take on this course you will need:A minimum of Grade 4/C in both English and maths plus three other GCSE subjects at Grade 4/C or aboveA sporting performance reference provided by a previous teacher, coach or managerAn academic reference from a previous educational providerWe also welcome applications from students with relevant experience of qualifications.If you would like help understanding our entry requirements, give our Information Team a call on 01992 411411.
Though you may expect this programme to be just practical experience, you will find it has a lot of theory and information that you will need to learn.  You WILL need to make notes, organise hand-outs etc., so that you have the information that you need for your programme/assignment tasks ·       Pens, paper, ruler·       Notepad·       Memory stick·       Geometry set·       Dictionary·       Calculator (scientific calculator if doing GCSE Maths)·       A4 FilesA laptop or tablet would be beneficial to help support you with your studies both in and out of class. During your Study Programme (SP) you will take part in practical workshops, therefore we would expect you to be in the appropriate attire.  This includes: ·       Black Sports Top·       Black Bottoms (shorts, tracksuit bottoms or leggings) ·       TrainersIf you think you would benefit from financial support we have bursary options available for those who meet the criteria. Please note, this funding is not guaranteed and is subject to availability at the time of application.If you would like financial support, contact our Information Team on 01992 411411 or
Free to Home students under 19 on 31st August 2023. If you are a Home student aged 19 or over on the 31st August 2023, you may be liable to pay approximately £2,500 tuition fee for a Level 2 qualification and approximately £5,000 for a Level 3 qualification (these were the tuition fees for 2022/2023 and could be subject to change for 2023/2024). If you are aged 19-23 you may also be entitled to free tuition if the course you choose is on a government-approved list and the qualification is your first full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification. If you are aged over 24 and you have not achieved a full Level 3 qualification you may be entitled to free tuition if the qualification is listed on the Government Free courses for jobs list. Similarly, if you already hold a Level 3 qualification (or above) and meet the Adult Education Budgets definition of unemployed or are in receipt of low wage, you may also be entitled to free tuition. You may also be required to pay an administration fee, exam fees, kit fee and an Awarding Body Registration fee if applicable.                                                                                                                                                     

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Level 3 Sport
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