Level 2 Physical Education and Sports Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. McAllister

Recommended Prior Learning

To be accepted for this course students must have earned a minimum of 10 credits from the L1 Physical Education & Sports Science course.

This theoretical and practical course provides background knowledge for all aspects of health and physical wellbeing. 

Course Overview

What is taught in courses varies from year to year. This course could include:
Within the four hours per week there are at least two hours of classroom theory covering the following topics:

• Relate Biophysical principles to the learning of physical skills (Human Anatomy, Biomechanics, Motor skill learning, Sports psychology)

• Examine societal influences of a sporting event/festival

• Demonstrate social responsibility in physical activity

• Plan a sporting event/opportunity

• Learning and performing the practical skills of a chosen sport


Health and Physical Education


Level 3 Physical Education and Sports Science

Physical Education and Health Education are helpful in careers such as: Nursing, event organisation, human resources, police, fire service, P.E. teaching, primary school teaching, recreation/fitness instructing, medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, armed services, research (fitness, health & recreation), managing community sports and recreation, professional sport or coaching, and sports psychology.