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Sport & Exercise Science, BTEC Level 3 at Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey

Course description

During the course students will learn about the role of sport in society, ethical values and health and safety, anatomy and physiology and coaching at various levels.

Course content

Core Units: Unit 1 – Anatomy, Unit 2 – Physiology, Unit 3 – Psychology, Unit 4 – Research Methods, Unit 5 – Research Project.

Extended Units to complete the expected equivalent of 3 A-Levels Unit 6 – Biomechanics, Unit 7 – Exercise, Health and Lifestyle, Unit 8 – Fitness Testing for Sport & Exercise, Unit 12 – Sports Nutrition, Unit 13 – Current Issues in Sport, Unit 14 – Instructing Physical Activity & Exercise, Unit 15 – Sport Injuries, Unit 16 – Sports Coaching, Unit 17&18 – Practical Individual and Practical Team Sports, Unit 23 – Work Experience.

Entry requirements

5 A* - C grades.


• Written assignments • End of Unit Quiz • Presentations • Practical Assessment • Coaching Session

Future opportunities

The BTEC in sport courses have been developed to meet the employment opportunities within the sport and leisure industry that include: health and lifestyle services, health and fitness facilities, coaching/teaching/training, outdoor education, health promotion, community development officers and sports development offers. It will also provide an excellent base knowledge for sport degree courses.

Further information

For any additional information please contact: Curriculum Lead (East Site) – James Smith Curriculum Lead (West Site)

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.

Last updated date: 13 November 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years