PET Short Course – Sports and Nutrition

If you are thinking about making a start with distance learning and looking for useful tips to help you on the way, PET's short courses are a great place to start. With our short courses, there’s no pressure: you won’t need to submit assignments or sit an exam. Instead it’s an opportunity for you get a taste of distance learning, working at your own pace. By giving you the chance to experience studying with PET, you can prepare to embark on a full distance learning course and be confident you’ll hit the ground running.

This course aims to give you a taste of what it is like to study courses related to sport and nutrition at Level 2 or above. It will improve your knowledge of anatomy and health, and may help with obtaining work or volunteering opportunities as a fitness instructor.

This is a FREE course which is printable via the Prison Staff Log-in page of our website. There is no need to apply for funding to PET.

The course contains five units:

  1. Time Management
  2. Reading and Noting
  3. Academic Writing: Clear Communication
  4. Essays and Exams
  5. Making the Most of Distance Learning

Entry Requirements: Level 1 English

Format of Course Materials: Paper-based (available for download)

Assignments: None – instead, the course contains a series of self-assessed exercises. (Answer sheets are also included).

Exams: None

Prison Support Requirements: Print the course and distribute to learner.

Tutor Support: No

What’s Next? Once you have achieved Level 2 English, you can apply for any PET course related to fitness or nutrition

Find Out More: On the Prison Staff log-in page of our website.

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