Level 3 National Extended Certificate


Cover topics ranging from functional anatomy to sports massage.


2 Years


Level 3

Career Sector

Sport & Healthcare Professionals

Available At

Seevic Palmer's

Start Date


Course overview

This course will see you gain an academic insight into the many and varied disciplines of Sport & Exercise Science.

If you are hardworking and enthusiastic about learning the theoretical side of sport, while using practical elements to consolidate your understanding, this course is ideal for you.

If you are interested in a career in the sports industry, or wish to take the qualification on to higher education, Sport & Exercise Science is a good choice.

As a Sports student you will have the opportunity to become a student athlete, combining your academic studies with full-time training in the Storm Sports Academy.

This course is a Level 3 National Extended Certificate equivalent to one A-Level and can be studied as part of an A-Level programme.

What Will I Study?

Core units:
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Practical Sports Performance
  • Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-Being
Additional units:
  • Sports Psychology
  • Application of Fitness Testing
Additional Qualifications:
  • Level 2 UK Sports Leaders Qualification

Entry requirements

  • Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English Language and Maths

What could I do next?

This course is highly suited to students who wish to progress onto a degree at university in Strength & Conditioning, Sports Coaching, Teaching, Sport & Exercise Science, Sports Therapy and the Health & Fitness Industry etc.

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