The course consists of a range of practical and theoretical work, covering a holistic approach to sport and exercise sciences, all which prepares you for higher education. You will cover a range of units including Anatomy, Physiology, Sports Coaching, Fitness Testing, Psychology, Biomechanics, Sports Injuries and Sports Massage You will also complete Fitness Instruction qualifications alongside the main programme. You can study this course for two years to achieve the Extended Diploma.
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Sports students will learn theoretical based study in the classroom, whilst taking part in a range of sport and fitness activities. Taught by specialist tutors and coaches, many of which are ex professionals in their field, you’ll benefit from fantastic facilities including an AstroTurf pitch, a strength and conditioning suite and a physiology lab.
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We understand students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need to achieve their full potential.
Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive support service and bursary scheme to help you through your studies. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.
We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone's throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.