Sport Extended Diploma

Leisure, Travel and Tourism

Leisure, Travel and Tourism
Leisure, Travel and Tourism
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


The course will enhance your knowledge of the Sporting Industry and develop your skills in becoming a sports scientist. Within the course you will gain an understanding of how the body and mind respond to exercise and how to develop athletes in practical environments.                                  


You will be studying 19 different units throughout your two years and these may include:

• Anatomy and Physiology in Sport

• Assessing Risk in Sport

• Fitness Training and Programming

• Sports Coaching

• Psychology for Sports Performance

• Analysis of Sports Performance

• Talent Identification

• Skills for water-based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities

• Outdoor and Adventurous Activities

• Sports Nutrition

• Sports Injuries

• Rules Regulations and Officiating

• Organising Sports Events

• Technical and Tactical Skills in Sport

• The Athlete’s Lifestyle

Each unit is related to the sporting interests of the group wherever possible and adapted to be as practical as the course allows.

How will it be delivered?

The course provides potential opportunity for a host of additional sporting experiences including: First Aid, Coaching badges, Trips and Activities.

There is a compulsory sports kit that all students will be expected to wear in all lessons.

Entry requirements

At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4 or A*-C including English or Maths. It is advisable to have a strong scientific interest and an interest in a variety of sports.

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