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Sport BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Grantham College

Course description

BTEC Level 3 Diplomas in Sport Development, Coaching and Fitness are practical, work - related courses. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

Students will study the BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Year 1 and upon successful completion of this will progress to the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma. These are equivalent to 2 and 3 A-Levels.
Subjects covered include:
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Physiology of Fitness
  • Practical Team Sport
  • Fitness Testing
  • Fitness Training & Programming
  • Leadership in Sport
  • Sport Development
  • Assessing Risk in Sport
  • Technical & Tactical
  • Exercise Health & Lifestyles

Course content

This course will be delivered in the first year as a one year Subsidiary Diploma and if relevant grades are met learners will continue onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma in their second year.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs (Grade C or above including Maths & English), or a Merit in a sports related Level 2 Diploma


Practical & Written Assignments.

Financial information

Full Time Further Education courses are free for those who are under 19 on 31 August of the year they start their course.  Exam resit fees may apply if and when applicable.

Future opportunities

On completion of this course you can go on to work in the sport and leisure industry. There is also an opportunity for progression on to HNC/HND Sports Coaching at Grantham College or a degree in a related subject.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 November 2016
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