BTEC Level 3 Sport Single

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What will you be working towards?

Code 60172186
Qualification Type National Extended Certificate (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

Equivalent in size to one A Level over 2 years.  There will be 4 units of which 3 are mandatory and 2 are external;  Mandatory content (83%) and External assessment (67%).

A broad basis of study for the sport sector will be covered.  The course will look at the body systems and fitness training within the externally assessed units and the internally assessed units, looking at the sports industry and specific practical sports.

Details

What will I learn at AS Level?

Units covered will be;

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being
  • Practical Sports Performance

What will I learn at A Level?

Units covered will be;

  • Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being
  • Professional Development in the Sports Industry

*Anatomy and Physiology (if required for re-sits)

How will it be delivered?

How will I be assessed at AS Level?

There will be one external assessment in year 12 (Anatomy and Physiology) and you will be assessed internally on the Practical Sports Performance unit whilst preparing for the examination in the Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being units, which will be sat in January of the second year.

How will I be assessed at A Level?

One exam and one internally assessed unit.

Exam:

Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being

Internal Assessment:

Professional Development in the Sports Industry

*Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being (if required for re-sits)

 

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements.  Students are not required to have studied GCSE PE or BTEC Sport, but a Level 4 or above in English and Maths would be beneficial to learners, as you will be expected to answer data response style questions.  You should have an interest in sport if you are considering this option.

Your next steps...

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Sport is a great foundation for a career in the sports industry.  It can be combined with other suitable subjects to lead to a career in; Sports Management, Sports Coaching and Sport Psychology to name but a few.