You will study all aspects of sports participation and performance through topics such as anatomy and physiology, sports coaching, fi tness testing and training, sport management, and a wide range of other sports-related subjects, providing a balance of both practical and theoretical study. 


  • Written assessments
  • Practical and skills assessments
  • Presentations to staff and students
  • Professional discussions
  • Event organisation and management
  • Analysis of sport performance
  • Client consultations


Many of our students progress onto higher level study in subjects such as sports injuries, coaching and development, leisure and the fi tness industry, sports management, and media. A growing number of students elect to stay with us to complete their HNC/D in Sport and Exercise Science. Alternatively you may choose to progress directly into the industry through higher-level apprenticeships or full-time employment.

Entry Requirements

Intermediate level courses require four grade 3s at GCSE.<br/> For advanced Vocational courses, students are required to have five grade 4s at GCSE, which must include either English or mathematics.


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NameAvailable AtStart DateAcademic YrApply
Sport Extended Certificate Level 2Eccles Sixth Form College03/09/202424/25
Sport Extended Certificate Level 2Eccles Sixth Form College05/09/202323/24
Sport National Foundation Diploma Level 3Eccles Sixth Form College03/09/202424/25
Sport National Foundation Diploma Level 3Eccles Sixth Form College05/09/202323/24

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