Overview top

The BTEC Level 3 90 Credit in Sport provides an opportunity for learners who would like to gain employment in the sport sector, including the fitness, leisure, education and coaching industries.

You'll develop the knowledge, understanding and practical skills required for employment in various sporting disciplines such as; coaching, teaching, instructing and sports development. You'll also cover practical coaching and units in the field of sports science: nutrition, sport psychology, the working environment and practical team sports.

90 Credit Units

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Physiology of Fitness
  • Assessing Risk in Sport
  • Fitness Training and Programming
  • Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
  • Sport Development
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Instructing Physical Activity
  • Leadership in Sport
  • Outdoor Adventurous Activities¬†

Entry Requirements top

4 GCSE grades at C including English Language or full Level 2 in Sport at Merit and interview with Sport staff.

Assessment top

A series of assignments linked to individual tasks which can include reports, diaries, leaflet design, practical performance and observations.

Professional Opportunities top

A BTEC Diploma develops learners' skills and understanding of work within a vocational context. BTEC Diplomas offer direct progression on to BTEC Higher National programmes, BTEC Foundation Degree Programmes and beyond.

BTEC Nationals are recognised by Higher Education institutions and attract UCAS points. The natural progression at this stage will be onto the L3 Diploma in Sport course year 2.

Dates & Fees

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