WJEC AS Level Physical Education Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
A Levels



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Part Time Day

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone



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Please note, all advertised fees are for one year only, unless otherwise stated in the additional information below
Start Date

Start Date
05 September 2023

Infill to fulltime course

34 weeks

In a nutshell

This course covers the exploration of Physical Education and helps you to improve your own performance.

This course is for...

... you love to be active

... you enjoy taking part in sports

... you want a blend of theoretical and practical study

Course content

The course is divided into two units:

Unit 1 – Exploring Physical Education

Written examination: 1 hour 45 minutes, 24% of A Level qualification (60% of AS qualification).

  • Exercise physiology, performance analysis and training
  • Sport psychology
  • Skill acquisition
  • Sport and society

Unit 2 – Improving personal performance in Physical Education

Non-exam assessment, 16% of A Level qualification (40% of AS qualification).

  • Practical performance in one activity as a player/performer and as a coach or official
  • Personal performance profile

Assessment is based on practical coursework tasks and an exam in both the AS and A2 years.

Entry Requirements

To enrol, you’ll need a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English/Welsh First Language, Maths/Maths Numeracy, Science and Grade B in Physical Education.

You should be participating in at least one sport at club level on a regular basis and where possible, you should play for the college if that sport is offered.

Full commitment to attendance is required, as is respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation. You’ll be continually assessed and there is an expectation that you’ll continue your studies and coursework during your own time.

Additional information

AS Level Physical Education can either be used as a 'stand-alone ' qualification, in order to broaden your range of AS or vocational subjects, or it can be taken on to A Level. Successful completion of the A Level qualification can lead to university courses in subjects such as Sports Science, Sport Studies and Physiotherapy. AS and A Level Physical Education provide a useful foundation for careers in the sports industry and teaching.

Where can I study WJEC AS Level Physical Education Level 3?

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Part Time Day)
Start Date: 05 September 2023

After booking your course you have 14 days to change your mind and request a full refund. You can still request a refund after this date, but this will only be given if you meet the criteria from the college fee policy.

If your chosen course starts within 14 days of you booking your place, then the 14 day refund policy does not apply and any refund will be subject to the college fee policy.

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

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