Certificate in Educational Achievement in Exercise Science (Level 3)
About the programme
Sport and exercise science is the application of scientific principles to how humans' function in sport, health, fitness, wellbeing and performance. You will learn about sport and exercise topics such as anatomy and physiology, wellness, mental health wellbeing, human behaviour, exercise and nutrition. The practical components to this programming will enable you to understand the science behind how the body works. This is more than just sport!
Vocational pathway: Service sector
Programme code: VP0021
Programme modules: Exercise Science
NCEA level: Level 3
Criteria: Students enrolled in the WTA must still attend secondary school and keep up with normal school work. The unit standards achieved at the WTA will count towards NCEA Level 1, 2 or 3.
Number of credits: 34
Duration of programme: 32 weeks, February to November
Programme structure: 1 day per week (8.30am - 3pm) during the school term
Location: Wintec Rotokauri Campus, 51 Akoranga Rd, Hamilton
Cost: Free to the student
Transport: To be arranged with your school and covered by WTA (if applicable)
Contacts: You must enrol through your school. Please see your careers advisor.
Please note this programme is pending external approval.
|Unit Standard||Title||Version||Level||Credits||Wintec code|
Anatomy and Physiology
Anatomical Structures and Physiological responses to exercise
Micro and Macro nutrients and nutritional imbalances
Work professionally and safely as an exercise instructor
Exercise Programmes, principles, components and adherence
|Total NZQA Credits||34|