Sport OCR National Certificate level 3 (Single and Double)

Leisure, Travel and Tourism

Leisure, Travel and Tourism
Leisure, Travel and Tourism
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Qualification Type OCR Cambridge National Certificate
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


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Closing Date for applications is Friday 12th February 2021. Any applications received after this date will be treated as a late application. 

What is the course about?

The Level 3 Sport course has an engaging, practical approach to learning and assessment. The emphasis is on Independent Learning. You will work with tutors who will guide you through the course and set deadlines for assignments which must be met. The course covers a range of topics to provide knowledge and understanding of sporting activities and environments. It is designed to provide career related skills allowing you to enter a range of jobs within the sports industry. You will study the structure and function of sectors including, retail, coaching, professional sport and sports tourism, and the general economic impact of sport.

For whom is the course suitable?

This course will suit anyone interested in sports, those wanting a career in the sports industry or those wishing to continue their sports studies at University. You do not need to be a national or even country level sports performer to complete this course as there are both practical and theoretical routes.

Teaching Methods and Homework Commitment

A variety of approaches are used, including note-taking, presentations, video, computer based research, teacher-led sessions and practical sporting activities. Students are required to work independently, completing each assignment, including a teaching module and practical sports skills modules.

What could I go on to do at the end of the course?

This qualification is designed to prepare you for university or employment at trainee level within a wide range of sporting environments. The aims of the course are to develop skills, knowledge and understanding required to enable progression to further qualifications in Sport or related subjects.

Method of Study and Assessment

Students are expected  to take the course for two years gaining enough credits in total to equate to  2 A levels. 

3 units are assessed by examination with the remaining 8 units being coursework based. Students can re-sit an examined unit twice, if required.

Examples of Mandatory Units

Body systems and the effects of physical activity

Sports coaching and activity leadership

Working safely in sport, exercise, health and leisure

Examples of Other Units

Sport and exercise psychology

Performance analysis in sport and exercise 

Organisation of sporting events

All other units can be found on the OCR website


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Entry requirements

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