Course Info

Sport (Vocational A Level)

Course content & format

This level 3 is a 2 year program that deals with the scientific themes and concepts of sport and exercise. Modules include Exercise, health and lifestyle, preparing for a career in sport and physical activity, Anatomy & Physiology, Sports Coaching, Fitness Testing & Programming, Applied Sports Psychology and Sports Nutrition.

You will learn through hands on practical scenarios in the real world of sport and exercise. Learners will be encouraged to gain real world experience and undertake voluntary hours as additional work experience within the sector.

Your unique experience

Learn in a real working environment with the latest global fitness equipment to ensure industry ready skills Teaching is complimented by instruction from industry specialists with relevant sector experience. Be part of the Tameside College sports teams and take advantage of the well-structured training and competitions.

The Diploma in Sports aims to combine your love of sport with a comprehensive understanding of the sport and active leisure sector. Learners will develop a range of technical skills and attributes which will support a career in sport and active leisure as well as develop academic and study skills that will support progression to higher education within sport and related sectors.

Entry Qualifications

Candidates will be expected to be enthusiastic about Sport (whether this is as a spectator or participating) and interested in the positive benefits of a Physically Active lifestyle.

What can I do next?

On completion of this qualification candidates may progress on to the:

HND in Sports Exercise and Health at Tameside College

Employment opportunities within the sector or University

Career in the Sport & Leisure Industry

Clarendon Sixth Form College : Sport

Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.