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Sport Subsidiary Diploma Level 3 at St Philip Howard Catholic High School

Course description

This course is aimed at students who have a passion for this subject and are clearly interested in the wide range of aspects in PE and Sport within a vocational and real life setting. 

The majority of students use this course to gain entry to higher education with many of them studying sport, fitness and leisure and related degrees or entering Post 18 employment within the sector.

Course content

The specification has been structured to allow learners maximum flexibility in selecting optional units, so that particular interests and career aspirations within the sport and active leisure sector can be reflected in the choice of unit combinations. The EDEXCEL BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport consists of three mandatory units plus one mandatory specialist unit plus three optional units from those outlined below.

Entry requirements

MERIT in BTEC Level 2 Sport is recommended.


Assessment is conducted through internal moderation and external verification of approved assignments in the units outlined below: 
• Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
• The Physiology of Fitness
• Assessing Risk in Sport
• Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
• Sports Coaching
• Practical Team and Individual Sports
• Sports Nutrition
• Psychology for Sports Performance
• Work Experience in Sport

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Philip Howard Catholic High School directly.

Last updated date: 11 December 2015
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