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Course description

A BTEC subsidiary diploma is designed to be a practical, work-related course. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. You must have an interest in all aspects of sport not just the practical side of the subject.

Course content

The Body in Action (Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport)

Training and Fitness for Sport (The Physiology of Fitness)

Health and Safety in Sport (Assessing Risk in Sport)

Fitness Testing for Sport (and exercise):

Sports Nutrition Psychology for Sports Performance

This diploma is equivalent to one A-Level.

Entry requirements

Some personal involvement in sport or exercise at any level. Tasks and assignments will continuously be set throughout the course. It is important that students understand the importance of completing all elements of each unit in a consistent manner. Practical and theory are equally important. Practical kit will be required.


All units are 100% coursework. Units are assessed and graded, an overall grade for the qualification is awarded with either a pass, merit or distinction.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 April 2015
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