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National 2 Physical Education (Course Code: C756 72)

SCQF Level 2 (18 SCQF credit points)

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Why study Physical Education?

Physical Education gives you the opportunity to develop sports performance skills in physical activities. You will develop your movement ability by taking part in team games and solo activities. You will learn about the link between fitness and good health. It is particularly suitable for those who love physical activity and enjoy learning in practical ways.

What do I need to get in?

The school or college will decide on the entry requirements for the course.

What will I study?

This course aims to develop your practical performance skills by taking part in physical activities and developing knowledge and understanding of factors which impact on physical activity and physical health.

The course has three compulsory units.

Taking Part in Physical Activities (6 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

Factors Impacting on Performance (6 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

Improving Performance (6 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

How will I be assessed?

You will be given practical work and other tasks to do when your teacher thinks you are ready. Your finished work should be kept in a folder. This is the record you keep of what you have done and how well you are doing.

If you do not pass a task first time you will be able to try again after more practice and help or advice from your teacher.

Your teacher will tell you how you are getting on. You will get the pass marked on your certificate.

You must pass all the required units to get the qualification.

What can I go on to next?

If you complete the course successfully, it may lead to:

Further study, training or employment in:

Which jobs are related to this subject?

Where can my parents find out more?

Your school will give your parents an Options or Choices information booklet, which has detailed information on the curriculum and the individual subjects or courses you can study. It will also invite them along to a Parents’ Information Evening.

They can also read the information leaflet(s):

Nationals in a Nutshell (National 2)