Applied Sport & Fitness Level 3 (Extended Certificate)

Extended Certificate


This two-year, qualification is the equivalent to one A level, and is for students who wish to progress to working in the Sport and Fitness sector as a Fitness Instructor, or go on to higher education for further study.

This course has been developed in consultation with employers and industry professionals and covers the following units: Careers in Sport, Health and Wellbeing in Sport and Fitness Skills Development.

The mandatory content allows students to develop technical skills for working with groups and individual clients in a health and fitness environment. Work experience will be mandatory.


All units are internally assessed and are subject to external verification.

Duration: 2 years
Entry requirements:

Grade 5 in Science and Grade 5 in PE

Exam board: Pearson

£25 for kit

Digital resources – Approximately £25

CIMSPA membership requirement - £30

Programme leader:

Sandra Wickens

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