Sports Studies Intermediate
Sport is arguably the most dominant industry in the world today. The Olympics, the FIFA World Cup, Wimbledon and the Masters Tournament are just some of the sporting events that grip the attention of the globe and boost the economy through tourism, merchandise, advertising and TV rights. With a growing awareness of personal health and fitness, there has never been a better time to join the industry.
What will I do?
This course will help you develop the academic knowledge and skills to help you progress to the next level of study.
Covering a wide range of topics, you will get a taste of life in the industry, enabling you to develop your employability skills as well as your professionalism. You will also take on work experience opportunities with local companies and schools.
Specialist units include:
- Anatomy & Physiology for Exercise
- Participating in Sport
- Sports Coaching
- Introduction to Healthy Eating & Nutrition
- Physical Fitness & Injuries in Sport
- Psychology for Sports Performance
- Strength & Conditioning Training
- Introduction to Sports Massage
- Planning & Leading Sports Events
*Please note due to COVID-19 some units may vary with delivery due to the practical contact implications.
This course is the ideal starting point to help you progress to study an Advanced sports course, whether it’s Sports Studies, Football Studies, Personal Training or Leadership Academy. You could also progress to study Public Services if that’s where your passion lies. Careers you could progress into range from: Sports therapist, PE teacher, sports scientist, sports psychologist and many more.
Is it for me?
Have you got a passion for sport, whether it’s football, athletics or coaching? As long as you’ve got the dedication to make a career out of what you love, our experienced staff will guide you to develop your skillset to help you reach your goals. Whether you dream of coaching a Premier League team, want to help people feel better about themselves, or want to get children into your favourite sport, a qualification in sports could help you reach your goal. You must be an excellent verbal and written communicator and have excellent organisational skills.
You require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above including English or Maths.