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Sport - Football Scholarship (L3) BTEC Diploma at Stanmore College

Course description

This qualification is the equivalent of 2 A Levels. The BTEC L3 Diploma in Sport is made up of 12 units these are:

  • Technical & Tactical
  • Athlete's lifestyle
  • Sports coaching
  • Health and Safety in Sport
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Psychology for Sport Performance
  • Nutrition for Sport Performance
  • Fitness Testing
  • Training and Fitness
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Massage
  • Analysis of Sport Performance
  • This course is only available to male students who have been successful intrials.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English. Alternatively, BTEC First Diploma at Merit grade or above plus GCSE English grade C or above. In addition to the academic requirements, you must pass trials 


The BTEC L3 Diploma is divided into 12 units. All units are assessed and graded, Pass, Merit and Distinction. An overall grade for the qualification is awarded and is equivalent to two A Levels.

Future opportunities

Employment in Sports Centres, Leisure Centres, Outdoor Activities Centres
University/College to take a degree or a BTEC Higher National in Sports Studies/Leisure Management/Recreation Management/Teacher Training.Extra Curricular Activities
All students can add to their main programme of study by taking part in a wide range of clubs, groups, societies and courses. Not only are the activities fun, they also develop skills and provide new and fulfilling experiences, as well as enhancing applications to Higher Education and employment.All students must be willing to participate in all Sports, Recreation and Leisure activities involved in the course 

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 June 2016
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