Bury College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This course has been designed for those who wish to pursue or advance their career in Sport Health and Fitness.
You will have the opportunity to complete an Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training, a qualification which will further develop existing knowledge and skills in gym instruction, to enable you to pursue a career in personal training.
During the course you will gain a wide range of sector knowledge tied to practical skills gained in research, self-study, directed study and workplace scenarios.
You will study a range of modules:
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise
Anatomy and Physiology
Professional Skills (Pearson-set)
Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Health
Training, Fitness, Testing
Your knowledge will be tested through a combination of assessment methods, including essays and reports, presentations, tutorial exercises and group work. Some practical sessions will included to help you develop kinaesthetic skills.
The variety of assessment methods used are designed to place emphasis on your ability to demonstrate the following cognitive skills:
• Reason critically
• Identify and solve problems
• Analyse and interpret
• Application of theoretical concepts
You will be required to demonstrate these skills a number of times throughout the programme either individually or collectively. You will need to be aware that the development of these skills will be beneficial in terms of achieving Merit and Distinction grades in other modules studied.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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GCSE English and maths at grade C (grade 5/4) or above (or equivalent) and a UCAS Tariff score of 48-64 from a full Level 3 qualification such as BTEC, A Level or an Access course in Sport.
We may admit applicants who do not have a Level 3 qualification in an appropriate area but who hold alternative qualifications and/or experience demonstrating appropriate knowledge and skills at Level 3.
Fees and funding
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