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Health and Fitness







Externally assessed Exam (40%)

Internally assessed project (60%)


Distinction*- PassGrades: L1P, L1M, L1D, L2P, L2M, L2D, L2D*


NCFE Level 1/2 Technical Award in Health and Fitness

The NCFE Level 1/2 Technical award is equivalent to a GCSE. This qualification focuses on an applied study of the health and fitness sector and students will gain a broad understanding and knowledge of working in the sector


This qualification shows learners how to:

  • Understand and identify the main body systems and their functions.
  • Understand the Principles of Training  and FITT
  • Explore how physical activities effect the body in the short- and long-term
  • Understand how relevant fitness tests can be used for specific health and skill components of fitness
  • Understand different lifestyle analysis tools and how to apply them
  • Create a health and fitness programme.


Written examination: 40%

80 marks

1 hour 30 minutes

A mixture of multiple-choice, short answer and extended response questions.


Internally assessed Project: 60%

Internally assessed synoptic project based upon a specific brief. Students have 21 hours to complete this project


Please note this subject is currently not being delivered but is due to start in September 2022.