Course Information

“The guidance provided to the learners is excellent and by using this format the learners know exactly what is required to complete each task successfully”

Mrs M Andrew - Standards Verifier Edexcel (Pearson)

We offer the following courses:

  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science
  • Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Diploma in Sport
  • Gym Instructor Level 2
  • Personal Trainer Level 3
  • Lifeguard
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science

This is equivalent to three A levels and is a stand alone course offering access onto sports and related degree courses. We offer courses traditionally over 74 weeks covering year 12 & 13. These courses are taught on the school site using the school facilities. We can however offer the same course off the school site.

Pearson BTEC Level 1 & 2 First Diploma in Sport

We can offer courses over 12 weeks for key stage 4 pupils as a taster for the subject. These courses will give a BTEC level 1 award to learners. This will lead onto BTEC level 2 course with a GCSE equivalent. These course can be taught on or off the school site.

The level 2 course can be taught as a Diploma over years 10 & 11. Also year 12 as a pre cursor to years 13 & 14 and the Extended Diploma

Gym Instructor and Personal Training

We can offer the gym instructor course intense over 2 weeks for students who have completed the anatomy and physiology modules on a BTEC level 3 course. This course can also be drip fed over 38 weeks as an add on to a BTEC level 3/A level course.
The Personal Trainer course is aimed at year 13 students as a progression to their year 12 gym instructor or year 14 students who have completed their sixth form studies and want a vocational qualification that they can enter the job market with.
Some of our students have found paid employment whilst they continue their higher education studies as they have the gym instructor/lifeguard/personal trainer qualifications.

Lifeguard Course

This course is taught intensively over two weeks. The students spend 60 hours in the pool to achieve this. This is a great qualification to gain employment.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs are innovative by nature and new enterprises are usually built on innovation of one type or
another. This course offers a fantastic opportunity for the budding entrepreneur to fully understand the many different aspects of opening a business. Indeed, one of the outcomes of the course is that the students has opened their own business by the course end. This course is taught over two years and will provide the students with opportunities to:

  • Visit local businesses
  • Visit multi-national businesses
  • Look at the changing face of social media in creating businesses
  • Investigate e-Commerce and the role of selling
  • Listen to expert guest speakers from companies like Deloitte, BT & Oracle amongst others
  • Discuss the guest speakers business and the role it plays in the world wide business community
  • Analyse e-marketing and Website Design