Following on from the successful introduction of BTEC Music in September to Year 12, the College will also be offering BTEC Sport from September 2018.

The BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport is a qualification that is designed to provide pupils with the specialist sports science related knowledge, understanding and skills that are required for career or higher education advancement. The qualification offers an exciting and engaging academic programme for those who are keen to advance their sports science and management expertise.

This course offers an excellent insight into the theoretical and biological aspects of sporting performance and coaching as well as sports and leisure management. Whether you are looking to enhance your understanding of exercise physiology and anatomy, understand how nutrition maximises athlete performance, develop your understanding of how to manage sport in the industry or develop your leadership skills through sports coaching, this course is for you.

Assessment will mainly be through assessed assignments. Three of the units over the two years will be assessed via externally marked examinations. Within the coursework units, assessment will be generated through a range of activities, including written reports, practical work, poster presentations, leaflet design, observations and oral assessment.

This BTEC qualification includes many transferable skills, which play an essential role in developing personal effectiveness for further study and working life.

The course has been developed in order to provide students with a solid foundation within sports science, enabling them to develop essential study and work skills. The development of such skills will prove invaluable in assisting progress to higher education, further qualifications and/or the enhancement of employment opportunities.

The course will act as an excellent platform from which to launch a career into diverse pathways such as:

  • Sports Science
  • Sports Therapy
  • Sports Coaching
  • Nutritionist
  • Health and Fitness Industry/Management
  • Performance Analysis
  • Health/Lifestyle Management
  • Recreation and leisure Management
  • Sports Development

Full course details can be found here.

For further information, please contact: Mr Chris Gange, Head of Physical Education –

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