Is the Course for me?
This course will enable you to obtain a level three qualification in sport science. This course will provide you with the opportunities in knowledge and skills in the sport and fitness sector and to facilitate progression onto higher education, apprentice and/or employment.
What is involved?
The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma consists of 11 units. During the course you will study a range of health, fitness and sport units to gain knowledge in a variety of components.
West Ham United Football Learning Academy
Opportunity to be chosen for a one off prestigious opportunity to join the Newham College & West Ham United Football Learning Academy. If you are chosen you will benefit from: West Ham United training kit, Personalised fitness programme and gym membership, opportunity for a football tour abroad, Personalised sports massage with access to sauna and steam room, Personalised video analysis on match day and training. Pre-season programme and gain coaching qualifications
Work Experience opportunity
As part of the programme you will conduct a two week work placement in a Sport or Fitness environment. This will allow you to apply your theoretical knowledge into a practical work setting. Assignments will also be completed in relation to your work placement.
You will have the opportunity to complete 30 hours working with the college sport enrichment team in supporting sport events, weekly sport and exercise enrichment sessions and supporting activities in the fitness suite.
A range of Enrichment activities are incorporated within the programme. Examples of Enrichment activities conducted are sport activities, workshops, outings and debates. There is also the opportunity to request other enrichment activities that you have an interest in.
i - Learning Sessions
This is additional time embedded in your programme for independent study. This time is used to work through assignments, complete homework activities and conduct wider reading and research to assist learning.
Group and one to one tutorials are set up on the programme to further assist you with successfully completing the course. Support tutorials are at flexible times to meet your needs. This could occur during the daytime and evenings.
Personal Learning Plan Sessions
A course tutor will be allocated to you on the programme. Your course tutor will be working with you to set realistic targets that will enable you to achieve. Your targets will be monitored weekly by your tutor and yourself.
On completion of this qualification, you may want to progress into employment or complete another qualification at Newham College London. If you are staying within sport's ever growing industry the follow courses may be of interest to you:
- BSc (Hons) in Sport and Exercise Science
- BSc (Hons) in Sport Science
- BSc (Hons) in Sport and Coaching Studies