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BTEC Level 3 Sport Courses

Level 3 BTEC Sport Courses

The following Level 3 BTEC Sport Courses will be on offer in 2019

BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Sport (equivalent to one A-Level)

This course is made up of 4 units

  1. Anatomy & Physiology – written exam
  2. Fitness Testing and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-Being – externally set coursework task
  3. Professional development in the Sports Industry – internally set assignment
  4. One optional unit (TBC) – internally set assignment

BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport (equivalent to 2 A-Levels)

This larger course is made up of 10 units and builds on the Extended Certificate

There are 4 mandatory units (As listed above for the single), 5 specialist units and 1 optional unit. These will be chosen from the list below depending on suitability of the students and centres.

4 Sports Leadership

5 Application of Fitness Testing

6 Sports Psychology

7 Practical Sports Performance

8 Coaching for Performance

9 Research Methods in Sport

10 Sports Event Organisation

11 Research Project in Sport – Looking into a specific area of interest to you!

12 Self-employment in the Sports Industry

13 Instructing Gym-based Exercise

14 Exercise and Circuit-based Physical Activity

15 Instructing Exercise to Music

17 Sports Injury Management

18 Work Experience in Active Leisure

Again, assessment is made up of a range of internal assignments, external coursework and a written exam.

Further details can be obtained from the PE department