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Sport BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Brine Leas School

Course description

The Level 3 BTEC Subsidiary Diploma In Sport provides a specialist, work-regulated programme of study that covers the knowledge and practical skills required in the vocational sector. It is a 2 year course, equivalent to an A Level,and includes no final examination.

Students will be required to complete tasks and assignments in lessons, throughout the course and will achieve a pass, merit or distinction for each unit, depending upon the quality of their learning and work produced.

The qualification offers an engaging programme for those who are clear about the area of further education or employment they wish to pursue.

Students will experience a variety of learning experiences that will include both theoretical and practical assessment. The majority of lessons will be computer-suite based. Learners will develop many of the key skills required for employment or university including oral presentations, research assignments and written articles and ICT based presentations.

Course content

Units studied are:

  • Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
  • The Physiology of Fitness
  • Assessing Risk in Sport
  • Fitness Training and Programming
  • Sports Coaching
  • Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
  • Sports Nutrition

Entry requirements

Students should have achieved at least a B grade at GCSE / BTEC Award.

Learners must be able to take responsibility for their own learning and achievement and comply with industry standards of behaviour and performance. Students will need excellent time management skills and at least C grades in GCSE in English and Science.

Future opportunities

This is a suitable qualification for those wishing to pursue a Sports Science degree or other Sports related degrees. It is also suitable for many employment opportunities within the education sector including teaching and coaching; the Leisure Industry and social services.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brine Leas School directly.

Last updated date: 30 September 2016

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