Minimum Grade 4 GCSE in PE or Merit/Distinction in Sport Level 2
Who is it for?
This course is for students who have a real interest in sport and the sport industry and wish to progress to employment in sport related industries. It will provide a broad knowledge and understanding in a variety of areas ranging from Anatomy and Physiology to Health and Safety.
BTEC Extended Certificate – 1 A Level Equivalent BTEC
Foundation Diploma – 1.5
A Level Equivalent BTEC Diploma in Sport – 2 A Level Equivalent
The course is completed over 2 years. The students study mandatory and optional units in order to meet the guided learning hours requirements.
Some of the mandatory units are:
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being
- Professional Development in the Sports Industry
- Sports Leadership
BTEC Extended Certificate – 4 units in total of which 3 are mandatory units and 1 optional (2 externally assessed).
BTEC Foundation Diploma – 7 units in total of which 4 are mandatory and 3 optional (2 externally assessed).
BTEC Diploma in Sport – 9 units in total of which 6 are mandatory and 3 optional (3 external assessments).
In addition, you will produce a portfolio of coursework that will be assessed regularly.
- Sports Coaching
- Sports Studies
- Sport and Exercise Science
- Sports Journalism
- Exercise and Sports Medicine
- PE and Sport
- Sport Business Management
- Sports Engineering
- Sports Technology
Sport and Fitness Apprenticeships include:
- Fitness Instructor
- Fitness/Dance Instructor
- Sports Psychologist