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Sport (Health, Fitness & Exercise)

Barnfield College
1 year
Diploma / certificate
On campus
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Program description

Awarded by: Pearson EDI

This course has a vocational emphasis and enables you to develop your skills and knowledge in Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology, Scientific Enquiry, Training, Fitness and Sports Massage. You will also gain valuable experience in a professional context through working with different client populations, as well as in different health and fitness contexts. You will be given the opportunity to attend various events to offer Sports Massage treatments as this forms an essential part for many clients within health and fitness.

There will be opportunities to participate in field trips which will provide an insight in to the ‘real life’ workings of a health and fitness specialist, as well as other professions such as Sport Scientists or Sports Therapists.

Workshops, tutorials, seminars and exhibitions run throughout the course to support your coursework. Information technology and presentation skills are embedded throughout the course. Assessment is continuous and teaching methods include live briefs, presentations, assignments, exhibitions and projects.

A sample of the units you will work towards are:
• Anatomy and Physiology for Sport and Exercise
• Training and Fitness for Sport and Exercise
• Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Wellbeing
• Health Promotion
• Sport and Exercise Psychology
• Instructing Physical Activity and Exercise
• The Sport and Leisure Industry
• Exercise Prescription
• Sport and Exercise Massage

Leads to:
Once you have successfully completed your HNC, you can progress onto an HND. If you choose to complete your HND with us, you can then choose to complete a top up year at a university to achieve a full Bachelor’s degree. You can also pursue an apprenticeship or enter employment.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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Barnfield College

Here at Barnfield College, we’re committed to lifelong learning. We have a great range of courses to help you get qualified, boost your prospects or enjoy some leisure time. You’ll have access to our professional facilities, plus all the advice...

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