Health and Fitness

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STAFF

Mr D Hawkins
Mr A Howitt
Miss J Barlow
Miss J Dempster
Ms K Lewis

WHY STUDY THIS SUBJECT?

In a world where exercise, health, diet and fitness are becoming ever more important this course offers a fantastic breadth in understanding exercise and its benefits for a healthy lifestyle. Pupils will study the main body systems and how to maintain and develop a  balanced diet. They will also complete a wide range of practical activities using a range of sports and exercise methods to track and promote fitness levels. levels. The course offers a high quality level 2 qualification which has a wide range of applications linked to careers in coaching, sports science, diet and nutrition, health professionals as well as leisure and tourism.

SKILLS

  • Planning for the delivery of an exercise session, considering health and safety factors.
  • Producing a personal fitness plan for a specific session.
  • Reviewing a personal fitness plan for a specific session.
  • Literacy, Numeracy and ICT.
  • Skills essential for the modern workplace, such as team working; presentation skills; independent working; working to deadlines; efficient use of resources.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

  • Principals of health and fitness
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Preparing and planning for health and fitness
  • Develop a personal health and fitness programme

ASSESSMENT

  • 1 x Externally assessed exam (25% of marks)
  • 3 x Internally assessed controlled assessment – portfolio of evidence (75% of marks)

Examining Board:NCFE

Level 2 Certificate: Pass, Merit, Distinction
www.ncfe.org.uk/qualification-search/ncfe-level-2-certificate-in-health-and-fitness-2021.aspx