A2 Level : Physical Education at English Martyrs Catholic School
The BTec Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport is a qualification that is directly equivalent to one full A Level. The course supports government strategy in building successful sporting expertise which can contribute to the national status and profile of UK sport in Europe and the rest of the world.
The course is studied over two years and is supported by other A Levels.
Students study a total of 7 units over the two year course.
- Physiology of fitness
- Assessing risk
- Anotomy and physiology
- Fitness testing and training
- Current issues in sport
- Sports coaching
- Psychology for sports performance
A minimum of a Merit grade in BTEC Sport (or equivalent)
Assesssment is coursework based, with a vocational context. Students are continually assessed throughout the two year course. Examples of assessment include written essays, presentations and role plays. There are no examinations.
Exam Board: Edexcel
You could take this course with other advanced level courses such as Science to prepare for higher education in areas of Sport Studies, Recreation, Exercise and Science or more general higher education courses. With further training you could go into a job related to Physical Education such as a Physiotherapist, Teacher, Exercise or Fitness Trainer. The course will also help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the sporting sectors.
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.