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Sport BTEC National Diploma in Sport at Holly Lodge 11-19 Science College

Course description

This is intended as a Tech Level qualification, equivalent in size to two A Levels. It has been designed as part of a two-year programme, normally in conjunction with one or more qualifications at Level 3. This qualification is aimed at learners looking to progress to employment in this sector.

Course content

Pupils will complete the following units over two years:

Unit 1 - Anatomy and Physiology (120 GLH).

Unit 2 - Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well Being (120 GLH).

Unit 3 - Professional Development in the Sports Industry (60 GLH).

Unit 4 - Sports Leadership (60 GLH)

Unit 5 - Application of Fitness Testing (60 GLH)

Unit 6 - Sports Psychology (60 GLH)

Unit 8 - Coaching for Performance (60 GLH)

Unit 22 - Investigating Business in Sport and the Active Leisure Industry (90 GLH)

Unit 23 - Skill Acquisition (90 GLH)

Entry requirements

Relevant points score at GCSE subjects is required to attend sixth form and GCSE PE would be a desirable addition to support pupils learning and progress within Btec Sport.

Assessment

Pupils complete 3 externally assessed mandatory units and 3 mandatory and 3 optional units that are assessed by the class teacher. 5 units will be complete in year 12 and 4 units in year 13.

Unit 1 - Written examination set and marked by Pearson lasting 1.5 hours and worth 90 marks.

Unit 2 - A task set and marked by Pearson and completed under supervised conditions. In Part A, learners will be provided with a case study two weeks before a supervised assessment period in order to carry out research. In Part B, the supervised assessment period is two hours over a period of two days timetabled by Pearson. It is a Written submission worth 60 marks.

Unit 3 - 2 Summative assessments which are internally marked.

Unit 4 - 2 Summative assessments which are internally marked.

Unit 5 - 2 Summative assessments which are internally marked.

Unit 6 - 3 Summative assessments which are internally marked.

Unit 8 - 3 Summative assessments which are internally marked.

Unit 22 - A task set and marked by Pearson and completed under supervised conditions. In Part A, learners will be given a case study two weeks before a supervised assessment period in order to carry out research. In Part B, the supervised assessment period is three hours over a period of two days timetabled by Pearson. It is a Written submission worth 64 marks.

Unit 23 - 3 Summative assessments which are internally marked

Future opportunities

The sports qualification will allow progress to a university course in sport or work within a sporting context. This qualification should be taken as part of a programme of study that includes other appropriate BTEC Nationals or A Levels to support the progress beyond sixth form.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Holly Lodge 11-19 Science College directly.

Last updated date: 22 December 2016
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