This course is suitable for students aged 19 and over.
During this one-year course, you will gain practical skills and experience to enable you to successfully launch your career in the industry.
Whilst exploring team sports and exercise for healthy living, you will develop your fitness levels, learn about exercise prescription and nutrition and enhance your coaching and leadership skills to help you excel in the field.
When will I start the course and how long will it take?
The course will start in September and will take two years to complete.
This course will take place at our Main Campus, Huyton, Liverpool, L36 3SD.
What will I study?
During this course, you will cover the following units:
- Anatomy and physiology
- Fitness testing
- Exercise prescription
- Sports performance
- Sports nutrition
You will also undertake a work placement within a sports setting to enhance your skills and experience and boost your CV and if applicable, your university application.
How is it assessed?
You will be assessed through a combination of practical observations, written and oral questions, assignment work, short tests, work experience and workbooks.
Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?
You should have four GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and maths. A GCSE in PE is desirable but not essential.
What are the course fees?
The total cost of this course is £7,395.
If you are aged 19 or over, you may be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover your course fees. An Advanced Learner Loan enables you to study now, pay later. Loan eligibility is not dependent on income or employment status and there is no credit check. Loan repayments do not start until you have finished your course and earn over £25,000 per year. For more information on the Advanced Learner Loan, please visit our dedicated pages.
What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?
Upon successful completion of this course, you could choose to progress on to University Centre St Helens to study FdSc Exercise, Health and Fitness or study at another university.
Are you ready to apply?
However, if you still have questions in relation to this course and wish to receive further information, please submit your enquiry here.
Please note, we have taken our utmost care to describe and show course information as accurately as possible. Knowsley Community College reserves the right to amend, remove and add courses in the future. This information cannot be considered contractual and advertised course fees are subject to change.
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