Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Sport and Physical Activity (OCR)

Course entry requirements: 5 at GCSE PE Level 2 Merit in Vocational PE Course Member of a sports club outside of school (evidence required)

It will provide learners with the opportunity, through applied learning, to develop the core specialist knowledge, skills and understanding required in the sport and physical activity sector.

360 Guided Learning Hours –  equivalent to one A level in terms of size

  • Unit 1, 2 (90 GLH each),and Unit 3 (60 GLH) are mandatory

Plus a minimum of 120 GLH chosen from the optional units (30 and 60 GLH).

COURSE DETAILS AND ASSESSMENT INFORMATION:

This qualification is suitable for learners who want to gain a Level 3 qualification to support further study in Further Education (FE) or Higher Education (HE) in sport and physical activity, looking to gain a Level 3 qualification to support further study in FE or (HE) in any other sector or subject area or who want to progress into sport-related apprenticeships.

Qualification structure Learners must achieve the two mandatory units.

  • Assessment method/model Unit 1 is assessed by exam and marked by OCR
  • Unit 2 is internally assessed by PE staff and externally moderated by OCR.

Grading:

The units are graded:

  • Pass, Merit and Distinction.

The qualification is graded:

  • Pass, Merit, Distinction, Distinction*.

WHERE CAN THIS COURSE TAKE ME?

Further study at University to study:

  • Sports Management
  • Sports Coaching

Employment in the sports sector including (with further training):

  • Personal Trainer
  • Fitness Instructor