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Cambridge Technical Level 3 Extended Certificate 

This course is equivalent to one A Level and is attractive to students who: 

  • Have an interest and enthusiasm for sport 

  • Enjoy applying sporting theory to practical situations in performance and coaching 

  • Enjoy discussing contemporary sporting issues 

  • Are interested in a career within the field, such as personal trainer, sports management or sports development officer 

The units studied are: 

  • Body Systems and the Effects of Physical Activity 

  • Sports Coaching and Activity  

  • Sports Organisation and Development                                                                     

You will also study two additional units chosen by sixth form departmental staff. 


58% Coursework 

42% Exam 

Where Next 

Future opportunities for employment in the sector could include teaching, sport event management, leisure centre assistant and personal trainer. Future opportunities to follow sports related courses at university or college include sports therapy, sports coaching, sport business management and teacher training. 

More Information 

For more information about this course please see the specification below or contact the Sixth Form team.