Funding and bursaries
Students if you’re aged over 19 you may be eligible for free tuition depending on the course you want to study, your existing qualifications and your financial circumstances. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 023 8087 4874.
Advanced Learner Loans are available for students who are aged 19 or over. Repayments do not begin until the course is completed and you are earning £25,000 or over. Eligible learners will be enrolling on a level 3 or above course and are a UK or EU national. For further information, visit gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan.
At least four GCSEs, grade 4 (grade C) or above including Science, English and Maths. Merit at Level 2 Sport is accepted if you studied the anatomy and fitness units. You should currently be playing in a sports team, or training with a sports club.
What will I learn?
Advance your understanding, knowledge and skills of the essentials of Sport and Physical Activity
Gain an insight into the Sport and Physical Activity industry
Become a more confident sports leader
You’ll take part in 60 hours’ work experience during the year in a relevant placement.
Modules may include:
Exercise, health and lifestyle
Preparing for a career in sport
Principles of anatomy and physiology
Fitness training and programmes
Applied sports psychology
Fitness testing for sport and exercise
Most units are assessed and graded through written or practical assignments.
You can use the gym and swimming pool at Totton Health and Leisure Centre for free between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday, and get involved in the college’s sports teams.
Career and Progression
If you complete the Extended Diploma, you can progress to university or move on to employment or an apprenticeship in coaching or personal training.