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BTEC Sport

Description of Course:
The new Level 3 Diploma in Sport consists of seven mandatory units plus three optional units that provide for a combined total of 720 learning hours for the completed qualification.

Year 12 looks at the units: Anatomy and Physiology, Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being, Professional development in the sports industry, Sports leadership, Application of fitness testing.
Year 13 looks at the units: Self-employment in the sports industry, Instructing gym based exercise, Exercise and circuit based activity, Sports Injury management.
You will complete assignments for each internally assessed unit and these could include; written essays, verbal or written reports, presentations, role plays, case studies, work placement and observations.

Why Study BTEC Sport?
BTEC Level 3 in Sport is valued by employers and higher education institutions (i.e. universities and colleges). It is suitable for students wishing to study university courses such as Sports Studies, Sports Science, Leisure Management, Recreation Management and those wishing to pursue a career within Sports Centres, Leisure Centres, Outdoor Activities Centres, Sports Coaching, Sport Development and Education.

Strong Subject Combinations
Business Studies
Health & Social Care

Possible Further Study and Degree Courses
Sports Studies
Sports Nutrition
Sports Science
Leisure Management
Recreation Management