Applied Sport and Exercise Science (Extended Certificate)

Extended Certificate
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This qualification is equivalent in size to one A Level. It may be taken alongside other Applied courses and/or A Levels as part of a two-year, full-time study programme.

Learners taking this qualification will study four units:

  • Functional Anatomy (external assessment)
  • Specialised Fitness Training
  • Applied Sport & Exercise Psychology (external assessment)
  • Coaching for Performance & Fitness

There are four units in total. Functional Anatomy and Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology are externally assessed (worth 58%). The internal assessments are Specialised Fitness Training, and Coaching for Performance and Fitness (worth 42%).

Duration: 2 Years
Entry requirements:

Grade 4 in English Language & Maths, Grade 5 in Science and Grade 5 in PE, plus 3 x grade 4s

Exam board: Pearson BTEC
Programme leader:

Sandra Wickens

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