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Sports

Course Title: 

  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Sport (Equivalent to one A Level)
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport (Equivalent to two A Levels)

Type:

BTEC

Entry Requirements:

  • Grade 5 in GCSE Mathematics
  • Grade 5 in GCSE English
  • Grade 5 in Sport and Science

About:

This qualification will enable you to develop the essential knowledge and skills needed for building a career in the sports industry with a specific focus on sports development, coaching and fitness. You will gain an insight into the various different occupational routes you can take, helping you progress in employment, or move on to further study. A broad range of topics are studied over two years including: anatomy and physiology, officiating in sport, sports coaching, practical sport, health, sport and well-bring.

Assessment:

Title

Size and structure

Summary purpose

Units

Pearson BTEC Level 3

National Extended

Certificate in

Sport

 

360 GLH (480 TQT)

Equivalent in size to one A Level.

4 units, of which 3 are mandatory and 2 are external.

Mandatory content (83%).

External assessment (67%).

 

A broad basis of study for the sport sector.

This qualification is designed to support

progression to higher education when

taken as part of a programme of study

that includes other appropriate BTEC

Nationals or A Levels.

Unit 1 - Anatomy and Physiology (Mandatory) (External)

Unit 2 - Fitness Training and Programming for

Health, Sport and Well-being (Mandatory) (External)

Unit 3 - Professional Development in the

Sports Industry

(Mandatory)(Internal)

Unit 7 – Practical Sports Performance (optional) (internal)

 

Pearson BTEC Level 3

National Diploma in

Sport

 

720 GLH (945 TQT)

Equivalent in size to two A Levels.

9 units of which 6 are mandatory and 3 are external.

Mandatory content (75%).

External assessment (45%).

 

This is intended as an Applied General qualification, equivalent in size to two A Levels. It has been designed as part of a two-year programme, normally in conjunction with one or more qualifications at Level 3. This qualification is aimed at learners looking to progress to higher education in this sector.

Unit 1 - Anatomy and Physiology (Mandatory) (External)

Unit 2 - Fitness Training and Programming for

Health, Sport and Well-being (Mandatory) (External)

Unit 22 - Investigating Business in the Sport

and Active Leisure Industry (Mandatory Synoptic) (External)

Unit 23 - Skill Acquisition in Sport (Mandatory) (Internal)

Unit 3 - Professional Development in the

Sports Industry

(Mandatory)(Internal)

Unit 4 - Sports Leadership (Mandatory)(Internal)

Unit 5 - Application of Fitness Testing (optional) (internal)

Unit 7 – Practical Sports Performance (optional) (internal)

Unit 25 - Rules, Regulations and Officiating in

Sport (optional) (internal)

 

What students say:

Studying Sport in VI Form really helped me to develop my coaching skills. I thoroughly enjoyed working with the younger students, coaching them and leading their lessons. I have gained confidence in myself as a sports leader and I am looking forward to a future in the sports industry. 

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