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Our new and exciting Level 2 OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma in Sport is based at the 1st Central County Ground, with state of the art facilities, that are used by the players from Sussex County Cricket Club.

This is a unique opportunity to develop your skills and gives students the chance to combine their academic studies with regular sporting activity as well as the chance to gain valuable experience in the workplace.

This is a one year full-time multi-sports course that will incorporate regular cricket, football, volleyball, badminton, water sports and squash activity sessions as well as focusing on the development of personal fitness and the planning and leading of sport events.

As well as the fantastic sporting facilities that are on offer, students will be able to continue their personal and professional development in the newly refurbished learning centre, as well as visiting PACA for both sporting and educational purposes.

The mandatory units are (1-8):

  • Unit 1 – Physical activity, health & well-being – EXAM (45 mins)
  • Unit 2 – Physical preparation and readiness for sport – EXAM (1 hr)
  • Unit 3 – Inclusivity, equality & diversity – COURSEWORK
  • Unit 4 – Leading sport & physical activity sessions – COURSEWORK
  • Unit 5 – Customer service in sport
  • Unit 6 – Components of fitness, training for sport
  • Unit 7 – Practical sport
  • Unit 8 – Assisting sports coaching

Work Experience:

Primary School Placement – to support the delivery of PE & Sport in primary schools under the guidance of course coordinator.

Sussex Cricket Foundation – to support the delivery of events around the county including school competitions, community events and schools coaching.

Multi-Sport Activities:

  • Squash
  • Badminton
  • Volleyball
  • Cricket
  • Strength & Conditioning Training
  • Football
  • Water Sports

Current Sports Student – Andrew Miles (Ex Sir Robert Woodard Academy)

“I chose this course because it allowed me to participate & experience a range of different sports, whilst completing my studies. I have really enjoyed the primary school placements as this has given me a great knowledge of experience for the future, including allowing me to deliver sessions to groups of children, which I believe I will benefit from in the long run.”

PE Teacher – Mike Jones (PACA)

“The course is an engaging and varied stepping-stone to Level 3 study. With a mix of exam and coursework-based assessment it also offers variety to those with different learning styles.”

Competitions & Education Projects Officer – Gary Wallis-Tayler (Sussex Cricket Foundation)

“This educational programme is a fantastic way of combining sport with academic study, and with the work experience that is on offer, this gives students a brilliant insight into a sport orientated working environment.” 

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