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BTEC Sport

BTEC Sport

The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport has been created to support learners who will be looking to enter employment or higher education institutes. The qualification gives you specialist knowledge and skills that are necessary for and recognised by sport businesses & higher education for you to enter the Sports Industry Sector.

It is a full time course over two years.

You will have 15 hours a week of lesson time along with specific allotted time for independent study.

At the end of the two years you will gain a grade under pass, merit or distinction which will be the equivalent to 3 A - levels.





For this course learners must complete all 10 Mandatory Units and 4 Optional units.

Mandatory Units: 

Unit 1 - Anatomy & Physiology                                                                                                      

Unit 2 - Fitness Training & Programming for Health, Sport  & Well-being

Unit 3 - Professional Development in the Sports Industry

Unit 4 - Sports Leadership

Unit 7 - Practical Sports Performance

Unit 8 - Coaching for Performance

Unit 9 - Research Methods in Sport

Unit 19 - Development & Provision of Sport & Physical Activity

Unit 22 - Investigation Business in Sport & the Active Leisure Industry

Unit 23 - Skill Acquisition in Sport



Optional Units covered:

Unit 5 - Application of Fitness Testing

Unit 6 - Sports Psychology

Unit 10 - Sports Event Organisation

Unit 24 - Sports Performance Analysis



External Assessment:

Unit 1 – Exam – 1 hour 30 minutes – 80 marks

Unit 2 & 19 – Set Task – 2 hours 30 minutes – 60 marks

Unit 22—Set Task—3 hours—64 marks

EXTRA QUALIFICATIONS (that can be gained by coming to UAH 6th Form):

Level 2 Sports Leaders Award

First Aid at work - Level 3


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    Requirements:

    • 5 GCSE’s 9-4
    • GCSE PE or Level 2 BTEC in Sport

    Careers:

    • PE Teacher (Higher Education)
    • Sports Coach
    • Personal Trainer
    • Sport & Exercise Science
    • Sports Development
    • Sport & Leisure Management
    • Exercise, Health & Fitness
    • Sports Journalism
    • Sport Science
    • Sport Psychology
    • Sport Analyst
      • & many more!