Basic Sports Science (BSS)

As we learn more about the human body, we also learn how that knowledge can be used to enhance physical performance and maintenance.

Conducted mainly in the classroom, participants will be guided with basic theoretical knowledge and practical applications within the Sports Science discipline.

From injury management to psychology, this course provides a good foundation for participants who wish to pursue the Fitness Instructor Course.

Learning Objectives

Participants will be introduced to the following fundamental sports science domains:

  • Anatomy and injury prevention

  • Sports biomechanics

  • Sports nutrition

  • Sports physiology

  • Sports psychology

  • Strength and conditioning

Who should attend?

  • Students pursuing the Fitness Instructor Course

  • General public interested in Sports Science

Entry Requirement

Minimum age of 18 years old.

The course and assessment will be conducted in English. It is recommended, although not required that participants should possess a credit in the English Language at the GCE O-Level, N(A)-Level or Employability Skills System (ESS) of Level 5.

Certification

Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Achievement issued by Sport Singapore and Republic Polytechnic upon attaining a required attendance of 21 hours (75% of the course) and passing a multiple-choice examination.

Course Dates

Intake 57 :   7 May – 24 Jun 2019 (application opens on 18 Apr 2019)
BSS Intake 57 Schedule

Intake 58 :   18 Jun – 7 Aug 2019 (application opens on 18 Apr 2019)
BSS Intake 58 Schedule

Course Duration

28 hours, 3 times a week

Tuesdays & Thursdays: 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Saturdays: 9:00am to 1:00pm
Examination & Re-examination: 2.5 hours, 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Course Venue

Republic Polytechnic @ Woodlands or
Republic Polytechnic Academy for Continuing Education @ Paya Lebar

*All information may be subject to changes.

Full Course Fee (Others)
Workfare Training Scheme(WTS) Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above SME-employed Singapore Citizens & SPR
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 OR Singapore PR
$379.85
$25.21
$37.99
$42.96
$113.96

*All fees inclusive of GST.
*SkillsFuture credit approved.

Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course Is subject to sufficient number of participants.
All information is accurate at time publishing.

Last updated on 18 Apr 2019

Need more help?

If you are still unsure about which course to pursue, please contact our Academy for Continuing Education.  

Fees quoted are inclusive of GST. Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fees and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to a sufficient number of participants. All information is accurate at time of publishing.