If you have a passion to lead others in the sport, health and fitness industry, then this is the course for you.
The first thing you will notice about this course is that you will have many opportunities to apply your practice, with consistent reflection on theory to practice.
You will apply field and laboratory fitness testing protocols, coach in a range of settings, carry-out health consultation, develop diet plans, physiological, psychological and biomechanical assessments, sport development and business planning. You will be studying and developing all of the essential skills you need as a coach, aspiring teacher, health promotion/training or continuing professional development personal trainer.
A broad range of current research will be reviewed and available for you to support your learning– with access to key lectures, seminars, guest speakers, workshops, and a fully equipped sports facility including: sports hall, dance studio, gym, 3g football pitch and fitness-testing suite.
Assessment is through written assignments, presentations, practical and theoretical exams, and a research project in the second year. You will be assessed working on real-life projects, such as coaching sport in local primary and secondary schools or developing sport and physical activity in the wider community. You may also carry out fitness-testing on athletes from local sports clubs.
This foundation degree introduces you to Higher Education academic -and essential, work- skills. All lecturing staff are university graduates and many are qualified to postgraduate level as well as being involved in research and professional development in the areas of sports science, exercise referral, health, sports injuries and coaching. We are all committed to helping you gain the skills required for your chosen career aspiration.
What You Will Learn
Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.