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East Norfolk Sixth Form College is delighted to be the only college locally with Community Sports Foundation Hub status.

What will I learn?

Sport, Exercise and Fitness can help you take your first steps to a career in sport.

This one year, one block course is designed for progression onto either the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport or the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science.

You’ll learn essential skills such as participation in sport, understanding healthy active lifestyles and how the human body works.

You will learn how to encourage other people to participate in sport and develop your leadership skills through organising and leading activities.

The course is equivalent to one GCSE pass at grade C and above.

Pictured - Matt Allen (Head of Academy Physical Development at Tottenham Hotspur) leads Fitness Masterclass with students.


100% coursework.

Entry Requirements

A GCSE D/E grade profile or evidence of potential.


The qualification consists of 3 mandatory units and 1 optional unit. Mandatory units include:

  • Participating in sport
  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise
  • Introduction to healthy exercise and nutrition

Example optional units include:

Sports Coaching, Sports Psychology and Fitness.


It is hoped that you will continue with your education by progressing onto the BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport (Elite Football/Women’s Futsal), BTEC Diploma/Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science, BTEC Diploma in Public Services, BTEC Certificate in Outdoor Education or onto employment/apprenticeship.

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Sport, Exercise & Fitness (NCFE Level 2 Diploma) Specification

Sport, Exercise & Fitness (NCFE Level 2 Diploma) Unit Breakdown

Course Information


Level 2 Certificate

Course Work