Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma in Sport at Wigan Warriors Performance and Education Academy
As an alternative to taking A Levels, the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport is equivalent to 1, 2 or 3 A-Levels dependent on the total number of units you undertake.
This Level 3 BTEC programme is for studentswho wish to take a more academic pathway towards University whilst developing a comprehensive understanding of the Sports Performance, Health and Fitness Industry.
Encompassing practical techniques, academic knowledge and technical skills, the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport is a popualr qualification for school leavers with aspirations of attending university.
The course contains an interesting mix of units such as: practical sport, fitness testing and training, sports injuries, sports massage, and many more.
The course is delivered via practical sessions, classroom lectures, industry visits and case studies, with specialist input from the Warriors Team and backroom staff.
In addition to obtaining the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma qualification, students will also undertake a Level 1 Award in Coaching Rugby Leage through RFL. Development training will be led by highly qualified Performance Coaches here at the Warriors.
All students will be supported through their UCAS University applications where appropriate.
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport = 14 Units
Learners will study mandatory units:
*5 GCSE's grades A - D
*GCSE PE Grade A - C
*Level 2 BTEC Sport is desirable
*An aspiration of progressing onto University after college
*A passion for the Sports, Health & Fitness Industries
A Mix of:
- Internal Assignments
- Practical Observations
- External Examinations
- Case studies
*Eligible students can apply and receive a Government Bursary that provides financial support whilst at college. This is application based and means tested on the Family Houshold Income per student.
- Free gym membership for 2 year at Central Park Fitness Club
- Work Experience at Wigan Warriors Rugby League Club
- Match Day Support at all Wigan Warriors Super League Home games
- Study visits to Warriors training ground
- Contact with Warriors Staff Fitness Team
- Super League Match Day tickets for performing Students
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.