This course will suit you if you wish to take A levels alongside your BTEC qualification to go to university to pursue a career in Physiotherapy or if you wish to retake GCSE Maths and English alongside your BTEC and pursue an apprenticeship or fulltime work in the fitness industry as a fitness instructor after college. During this course you will gain an introduction to working in a fitness suite and carrying out fitness tests and planning exercise sessions. You will get a solid understanding of the skills & knowledge of sports massage and sports injury diagnosis and treatment which are needed to be successful in the fitness industry. You will also develop your existing skills and knowledge of sports coaching.
You will study 12 modules over the 2 years including:
4 GCSE’s grades A* to C (GCSE Pathway)
5 GCSE’s grades A*to C including English Maths and Science (A level pathway)
Practical Assessment and Coursework
Successful students could progress onto university/higher education or into employment. Areas of progression could include sport and exercise therapy, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, teaching and sport and cultural Studies.
You will be required to purchase college sports kit and there is a small upfront fee to cover trips and visits which are part of this course.