Sport Level 2 Cambridge Technical Diploma
Level 2 Cambridge Technical Diploma
More and more people are accessing the sports industry to improve their health and performance, learn new skills or simply just to participate. The course aims to inspire and enthuse, developing the skills, knowledge and understanding to enable progression. You will study topics including practical sport, anatomy and physiology, fitness testing and training, lifestyle influences, coaching and leadership, effects of exercise and injury in sport. You will also complete one week of work experience.
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Availability & Details
Students should normally have achieved a grade 3 at GCSE. For GCSEs which remain with the old grading system, a grade 3 is equivalent to a grade D. To study this subject you should have an interest in Sport.
This course is made up of eight units:
- Practical Sport
- Anatomy and Physiology for Sport
- Fitness testing and training
- Development of Personal Fitness
- Effects of Exercise on the Body Systems
- Injury in Sport
- Planning and Leading Sports Activities
- Psychology for Sports Performance
Lesson activities are wide-ranging with teaching sessions taking place in a variety of areas within the College. This will include the Sports Hall, the very well equipped Gym and in rooms with computer facilities. Learners will have sufficient time to complete their coursework and be involved with other enrichment activities.
All internal units will be assessed and graded by your teachers. At the end of the course, points gained will combine to form an overall grade. You can achieve a Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*. All assessments are completed through assignments.
100% course work, with practical units.
All students will be expected to provide their own folders, dividers and plastic wallets.
Essential: There is no recommended textbook however, there will be some additional costs for course materials at £5.
Level 2 learners should be looking to progress to the Level 3 programme which can be either the Extended Diploma or Extended Certificate in Sport. To progress onto any Level 3 programme of study, learners are required to get a Merit grade overall. Students could progress to an A Level programme of study and are required to gain Distinction/Distinction* overall.
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The teaching has been really good, I’ve loved all of my teachers, they’ve all been really nice and supportive.Jodie Hook
My experience with the teaching and support was really well, as I’m dyslexic, they helped me a lot and I’ve achieved good grades, so I’m really pleased.Thomas McCann, A Level student
The college is a bright and happy place, everyone is kind and friendly to each other.Megan Hall, A Level student