VCERT HEALTH AND FITNESS COURSE REVISION PAGE

What is in this GCSE course? Details of exams, other elements and marks available.

NCFE Level 1/2 Technical Award in Health and Fitness (603/2650/5)
Externally set written examination which is externally marked. 40% of the Technical Award.

Written examination:

  • 80 marks
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • a mixture of multiple-choice, short answer and extended response questions.

Learning outcomes

    -  LO1 Understand the structure and function of body systems and how they apply to health and fitness

    -  LO2 Understand the effects of health and fitness activities on the body

    -  LO3 Understand health and fitness and the components of fitness

    -  LO4 Understand the principles of training

Unit 02 Preparing and planning for health and fitness
Synoptic project which is internally and externally marked. 60% of the Technical Award.

Learning outcomes

   - LO1: Understand the impact of lifestyle on health and fitness

   - LO2: Understand how to test and develop components of fitness

    - LO3: Understand how to apply health and fitness analysis and set goals

    - LO4: Understand the structure of a health and fitness programme and how to prepare safely

LINKS TO SAMPLE PAPERS/QUESTIONS

X:\Student Resources\PEExam\Vcert health and fitness end of unit tests

 - Cardiovascular Test
 - Effects Of Exercise Test
 - Muscle Test
 - Skeleton Test

LINKS TO CHECKLISTS AND OTHER USEFUL RESOURCES

NCFE Level 1/2 Technical Award Health and Fitness
Ross Howitt
Mike Murray
Revision booklets supplied by your teacher:

All you need to know - Qualification Specification
Just the Facts 

Model answers, completed papers and mark schemes will be shared with students at the end of each unit.