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Sport BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate at Seevic College

Course description

This course is your first stepping stone towards a career within sport and leisure.

It will provide you with an overview of the main concepts within Sport. You will gain knowledge of the anatomy of the human body and how it relates to sport, as well as more practical aspects including: Fitness Testing, and Training and Leadership in sport.

You will also be able to develop a range of study skills including communication, literacy and presentations skills. 

Course content

Core:

  • Fitness Testing and Training (exam)
  • Practical Sport.

Mandatory:

  • Anatomy (exam).

 Additional examples:

  • Planning and Leading Sports Activities
  • Profiling Sports Performance
  • The Mind of the Sport Performer.

Units are subject to change.

Entry requirements

General Entry Requirements

  • At least two GCSEs at Grade D or above or a Foundation Learning course in a related area and Level 1 Functional Skills in English. 

Specific Entry Requirements

  • Grade D or above in a related GCSE. Grade D or above in GCSE English Language, Maths and/or Science would also be an advantage. 

Assessment

You will be taught both in the classroom and in the College’s practical facilities, in order to develop your theoretical knowledge and to learn how you can apply the theory to Sport. You will be assessed in a variety of ways, including: assignment work, exams and formal observations. You will also complete some valuable work experience as part of your course.

Financial information

Purchase of textbook to support learning on the course.

Future opportunities

  • You could progress on to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Exercise Science or Sport Development, Coaching and Fitness.
  • Alternatively you could progress to an Apprenticeship or gain employment within the Sports and Leisure industry.
Former Student Success
  • Former Level 2 Sport student Luke Beard went on to gain a distinction profile on the BTEC level 3 Extended Diploma in Sports Science. He is now studying at the University of Hertfordshire.

Further information

You will have the opportunity to become a full-time student athlete, combining your vocational studies with training as part of the Seevic Storm competitive sports programme. As one of the most successful college sports programmes in the country, we enjoy a strong tradition of competing in the best competitions and leagues, and can boast an impressive array of both team and individual national champions.

The expertise of our staff also gives our student athletes excellent sports science support, which includes:

  • Strength & Conditioning Programmes
  • Fitness testing specialists
  • Sports Nutrition support.

Seevic Storm includes: RugbyFootballNetballBasketball, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton, Tennis, Table Tennis, Trampoline, Golf, Swimming and Athletics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Seevic College directly.

Last updated date: 14 September 2016
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    • Approximately 3,000 students study at Seevic College's university style campus located in Benfleet, Essex. 

      Recently our campus was transformed by a multimillion pound refurbishment project. During the project, we:

      • Built a brand new space for socialising and event hosting - it's called The Hub
      • Completely refurbished and remodelled 26 classrooms and teaching spaces
      • Created a brand new Learning Support Centre
      • Developed a brand new Performing Arts facility