Level 2 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Sport

Level 2 Cambridge Technical Diploma

Exam Board: OCR

1 year


Course Content:

 This course is made up of eight units:

  • Practical Sport
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Sport
  • Fitness testing and training
  • Development of Personal Fitness
  • Effects of Exercise on the Body Systems
  • Injury in Sport
  • Planning and Leading Sports Activities
  • Psychology for Sports Performance


All internal units will be assessed and graded by your teachers. At the end of the course points gained will combine to form an overall grade. You can achieve a Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*. All assessments are completed through assignments.

100% course work, with practical units

Studying at Alton College:

Lessons activities are wide ranging with lessons taking place in the Sports hall, the Gym and in computer rooms. Students have time to complete their coursework and be involved with other enrichment activities. Students will look to progress to the level 3 programme either the Extended or Introductory Diploma in Sport. For this students are required a Merit overall. Students can also progress to A level but are required a Distinction overall.

Entry requirements:

Students should normally have achieved a Grade 3 profile at GCSE. For GCSEs which remain with the old grading system, a Grade 3 is equivalent to a Grade D. To study this subject you should have an interest in Sport

Course costs:

All students will be expected to provide their own folders, dividers and plastic wallets

Essential: There is no recommended textbook; however there will be some additional costs for course materials at £5.00.

Sport works well with: