Health & Fitness
Exam board: NCFE
Course code/specification number: 601/4534/1
Level of qualification: Level 2 certificate
What skills will students develop and demonstrate?
Pupils will develop communica- tion skills through discussions, debates and working together practically in sporting situations.
Pupils will have the opportunity to work independently and also in small groups.
Develop their grammar, spelling, punctuation and answer con- struction.
- Analysing and reading data on graphs
What will students learn about?
Principles of health and fitness:
Benefits of exercise
Health and skill related components of fitness Fitness testing
Reasons for taking part in physical activity
Motivation related to physical activity
Preparing and Planning for Health and Fitness:
Preparing for physical activity Assessing levels of fitness Produce a nutritional plan
Develop a personal health and fitness programme:
Describe health and fitness goals
Design a health and fitness programme and carry this out
Evaluate and improve the health and fitness programme
How will students’ learning be assessed?
75% of the courses is assessed through written course work. Students will create a portfolio of work to be submitted.
25% of the course is assessed through an examination.
What grades can students access?
Pass, Merit, Distinction, Distinction*
What can students progress on to after completing this course?
Level 3 qualifications.
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