OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Sport
Students taking the option of the Cambridge Technical level 3 Diploma will be expected to follow the Sport Academy course full time, meaning they will also take on qualifications in Sports Leadership and they will have the option to undertake the Sports Performance pathway. The diploma is studied over two years and has a number of different options for different students. In year 1 all students complete the Level 3 Introductory Diploma, which is equivalent to 1 A-level. They will also gain
the Level 2 Community Sports Leader Award. In year 2 students complete the Level 3 Diploma which is worth 2 A-levels. Students on the second year of the Sport Academy will also complete the Level 3 Higher Sports Leader Award meaning that over two years they will be able to complete 3 A-level equivalent qualifications in Sport. Throughout the course there are
opportunities to take extra coaching and officiating courses and to part in fantastic events that will enrich your time with Falmouth Sports Academy.
Year 1 – Certificate – Equivalent to 1 A-Level
Year 2 – Diploma – Equivalent to 3 A-Levels
Future Study and Career Opportunities
Whether you plan to go on to study at university, join the forces or gain employment this course prepares you for all. Universities love the all-round qualifications gained and the extra qualifications that you have the opportunity to gain throughout the course help you to stand out from the crowd. The mix of sport and leadership allow a good mix of qualifications and skills that will stand you in good stead if joining the forces at a higher grade or going out to the world of work.