Sports Studies VTCT Diploma (QCF)
This course is designed to develop your skills and kick-start your career in the sports and fitness industry; it is the perfect choice if you would like to progress into employment or further study. Throughout the course, you will study 19 modules covering the sports and leisure industry, including fitness testing & training, practical sport, anatomy & physiology and sports injuries.
You'll learn in our excellent facilities and be taught by dedicated tutors. With a specific focus on health, fitness and exercise, you will learn about the function and structure of the human body and movement in sport. You will be assessed throughout the course by assignments and coursework. You will also need to undertake an assessment which will be either a paper-based test, a set task, or an online exam.
This course aims to provide you with an introduction to a number of roles through an engagement with physical education and sport including, teaching, activity leadership and coaching for young people. You will be provided with guidance on further opportunities, including how to contribute to a variety of sports programmes as a sports leader and/or coach.
This Level 2 programme provides a great stepping stone to our Level 3 Sports programmes. Previous students starting at Level 2 Sport have progressed through Level 3 and are succeeding at Level 5 on our Foundation Degree.
What areas will I study?
Fitness testing and training Practical sport Anatomy and physiology for sport Nutrition for sports performance *Lifestyle and the sports performer
In addition, if you did not achieve a grade 4 © in GCSE English and maths you will get the opportunity to re-sit.