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Working and Learning in Sport and Fitness, Short Course

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University rank #501 (WUR) Online
This Working and Learning in Sport and Fitness at The Open University UK is a work-related module that’s invaluable if you work, or are intending to work, in sport and fitness. It will be of particular value to sports coaches, fitness trainers and aspiring P.E. teachers who are interested in developing their personal skills and becoming more effective as practitioners. 

About

The Working and Learning in Sport and Fitness module at The Open University UK uses a reflective approach to developing personal skills such as communication, motivation, team working and leadership, and learning physical skills.

This module will allow you to engage and develop your knowledge and understanding of key personal skills in sport and fitness alongside developing a range of cognitive and professional skills that will underpin your future study.

This module will enable you to:

  • demonstrate an ability to apply a range of motivational techniques and adapt to individual/group needs and motives
  • demonstrate an awareness of the need to communicate in different ways to meet the needs of groups and individuals
  • apply insights gained from working practice of training, instructional or coaching roles and relate this to instructional frameworks
  • describe the characteristics of effective leadership and team working
  • analyse case studies and draw out relevant information to inform your own learning.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning in sport and fitness settings
  • Getting the message across: interpersonal communication
  • Effective teamwork in sport and fitness
  • Leadership in sport and fitness
  • Developing physical skills for sport and fitness

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements to study this module.
  • However, it would be beneficial for you to have a paid or voluntary role in sport and fitness or be familiar with sport and fitness settings as an active participant.

Tuition Fee

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