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BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport at Buckinghamshire UTC

Course description

This qualification offers a direct pathway into the thriving leisure and fitness industry. Exercise and fitness, coaching, and psychology are core elements of this qualification, offering an opportunity to develop a range of practical sport related skills with the vital underpinning theoretical knowledge. The BTEC National Diploma is a vocational and academic qualification. The Extended Diploma is a two year course being completed as a subsidiary Diploma in Year 1, students who successfully complete year one will be able to progress in to year two and the full extended program. You will therefore be enrolled onto the first year of the program for the September start.

What Will I Learn

You will gain a broad base of knowledge, enabling you to plan and deliver personal training sessions and programmes to all ages and with consideration to disability and diversity.

Example Modules

  • Sports Coaching
  • Fitness testing
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Training and Fitness
  • Fitness as a Business

Entry requirements

You will already hold 4 GCSEs at grade C or above (English, Mathematics, Physical Education and Science are preferred). A full Level 2 Diploma Qualification that is sports related may also be considered.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 36 weeks