Cambridge Technicals in Sport - Level 3
Cambridge Technicals Level 3 in Sport
This qualification is an excellent route from GCSE PE or any Level 2 vocational Sports course completed in year 11. The qualification is a mixture of internal coursework and external exam. The course is ideally suitable for students who wish to continue their studies or careers in sport ranging from: sports coaching, sports physiotherapy, leisure centre management, or a career in teaching.
Students will be able to study the equivalent of 1 A level in this subject, the extended certificate in sport and physical activity, though there is also an option to complete the Extended diploma - equivalent to 3 A levels.
This is the equivalent to 1 A level and will consist of two examination units and 3 units of coursework.
Unit 1: Body Systems and The effects of physical activity
This is a 90 mark exam that is based around anatomy and Physiology. In depth knowledge of the following areas will be examined in June.
LO1: Understand the Skeletal System in relation to exercise and physical activity
LO2: Understand the Muscular System in relation to exercise and physical activity
LO3: Understand the Cardiovascular system in relation to exercise and physical activity
LO4: Understand the respiratory system in relation to exercise and physical activity
LO5: Understand different Energy Systems in relation to exercise and physical activity
Unit 2: Sports Coaching and Activity Leadership
coursework assessment throughout the year
This unit will use the coaching/leadership skills of the students to complete 4 assessment objectives throughout the unit. The coaching and leadership will primarily be completed at one of our link Primary Schools or in one of our extensive range of extra curricular clubs.
LO1: Know the roles and responsibilities pf sports coaches and activities leaders
LO2: Understand principles which underpin coaching and leading
LO3: Be able to use methods to improve skills, techniques and tactics in sport
LO4: Be able to plan sports and activity sessions
LO5: Be able to prepare sports and activity environments
LO6: Be able to deliver sports and activity sessions
LO7: Be able to review sports and activity sessions
Unit 3: Sports Organisation and Development
This unit looks at the organisation involved in sport in the UK along with there roles and responsibilities and how they work together. This unit also looks at Sports Development and its initiatives.
LO1: Understand how sport in the UK is organised
LO2: Understand sports Development
LO3: Understand how the impact of sports development can be measured.
LO4: Understand sports development in practice
Unit 8: Organisation of Sports Events
Coursework assessment throughout unit
This unit is designed to develop skills in planning, promoting and delivering a sports event. It will focus on individual roles ans well as working as part of a team and reflecting on both aspects of the event organisation.
LO1: Know different types of sports events and their purpose
LO2: Know the different roles and responsibilities involved in planning and delivery of sports events
LO3: Be able to plan and promote a sports event
LO4: Be able to participate in the delivery of a sports event
LO5: Be able to review the planning and delivery of a sports event
Unit 12: Nutrition For Sport
Coursework assessment throughout unit
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