Sport & Exercise Science (Vocational A-Level)

This Vocational A-level combines the theoretical aspects of sport, with practical skills development. You will study a variety of topics, which will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to progress onto Higher Education or employment in the sector.


This course covers a range of topics, such as anatomy and physiology for sport and exercise, psychology for sport and exercise, fitness training and programming, sports nutrition and sports.

What enrichment will there be?

  • Work opportunities with the Manchester United Foundation, Salford Community Leisure and Salford Youth Alliance
  • Opportunities to take part in adventurous activities such as water sports and rock climbing
  • Visits to high profile sporting events 

Entry Requirements

For advanced Vocational courses, students are required to have five grade 4s at GCSE, which must include English and mathematics.


Many of our students progress on to university to study subjects such as sports injuries, coaching and development, leisure and the fitness industry, sports management and media. A growing number of students choose to stay with us and complete a HNC/D in Sport and Exercise Science.


NameAvailable at:Start DateAcademic Yr
Sport National Certificate Level 3 Eccles Sixth Form College 05/09/2023 23/24

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