The Level 3 Certificate in Sport and Exercise Science is aimed at learners who are currently on the Men's Football Academy. The natural progression if the student does not progress into the football industry is onto the year 2 Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science Programme.
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Course ContentThe Level 3 Certificate is a one year course. The course deals with the scientific themes and concepts of sport and exercise science and aims to provide studies in sport which are directly related to the changing needs of employers in specific areas of the sport science industry.
Modules studied include:
- Anatomy for Football
- Sport and Exercise Physiology (football related)
- Sport and Exercise Psychology (football related).
Entry RequirementsFour GCSEs at grade C or above which must include English and Mathematics. Level 2 Extended Certificate/Diploma in Sport - Merit grade. Successful interview and satisfactory reference. Duration and Delivery One year, full time.
ProgressionSemi-professional football contract; Higher Education courses, such as HNC in Sport & Exercise Science, Sports Coaching or Health and Fitness.
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