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BTEC Sport

 BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sport

Course Overview:

The New Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sport is equivalent to 3 A-levels. Learners are assessed within 14 Units of which 10 are mandatory units and 4 are optional units. 4 of these units are externally assessed including: 1 examinations – 1hour 30 mins – 90 marks, and 3 controlled assessment materials to be completed as a written submission. The new course with first deliver in December 2016 is now closer material to A-level PE and requires good knowledge of theoretical content of Physical Education and Sport. Learners are assessed at Distinction, Merit or Pass level and will leave with anything ranging from a PPP to D*D*D*.





BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sport


Course Content:

Unit

Unit Size (GLH)

Extended diploma (1080 GLH)

Assessment

1. Anatomy & Physiology

120

Mandatory

External

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

120

Mandatory

External

3. Professional Development in the Sports Industry

60

Mandatory

Internal

4. Sports Leadership

60

Mandatory

Internal

5. Application of Fitness Testing

60

Optional

Internal

6. Sports Psychology

60

Optional

Internal

7. Practical Sports Performance

60

Mandatory

Internal

8. Coaching for Performance

60

Mandatory

Internal

9. Research Methods in Sport

60

Mandatory

Internal

10. Sports Event Organisation

60

Optional

Internal

19. Development & Provision of Sport & Physical Activity

120

Mandatory

External

22. Investigating Business in the Sport & Active Leisure Industry

90

Mandatory

External

23. Skill Acquisition in Sport

90

Mandatory

Internal

24. Sports Performance Analysis

60

Optional

Internal



    Requirements:

    Five GCSE’s A*-C incl. English & Maths, a GCSE PE grade C or above or equivalent BTEC level 2 qualification.

    Careers:

    • Higher Education/University
    • Personal Training
    • Sport Sector
    • Sports Coach
    • Many more sporting careers