Award Crest
York College

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One year course.

What will I study?

You will be introduced to the varying aspects of sport, from the organisation and development of sport to how the body works and principles of fitness training and testing to sport coaching and outdoor activities. If you want to pursue a career in the energetic world of sport, this is an ideal course.

Unit include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise
  • Sports Coaching
  • Physical Fitness and Injuries in Sport
  • Planning and Running a Sports Event
  • Development of Personal Fitness through Training

What could it lead to?

The majority of students progress on to higher education courses relating to sport and exercise sciences, sports therapy and teaching; although there have also been examples of students progressing on to non-traditional options including law. Employment progression has included fitness instructing, personal training, coaching, outdoor instructor and retail.

Need some help?

If you have any further questions about this course, or would like us to help you with your application, please contact the Schools Liaison team on 01904 770239 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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