(Full Time - 2 years)
This qualification will help students develop their skills and knowledge of the sport and physical activity sector. Areas covered by the course include principles of anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, fitness testing for sport and exercise, psychology for sports performance, and preparing for a career in the sport industry.
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Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.
Assessments for this qualification are made up of a variety of supervised assessments, coursework and presentations.
Upon successful completion of this qualification students will be able to progress onto a Bachelor's Degree in Sport and Exercise Science or Sports Coaching. Learners can also progress on to degree-level study with our higher education partner, UCEN Manchester. Students progressing from The Manchester College will receive a cash award through the Achievers Scholarship.
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Students can also use this qualification to develop a career in the sports sector.Careers page
If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees finance and funding page to find out all the information you need.Fees, finance and funding page
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Dubbed the greatest sporting city in 2015, there’s arguably no better place to study Sports, Exercise and Fitness than in Manchester, with its history, heritage and sporting drive!