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Sport: Performance and Excellence BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Portsmouth College

Course description

This qualification has been designed to enable talented athletes to achieve their maximum performance potential in their chosen sport.  The course is strongly focused on participation and skills development.

Course content

Theoretical and practical components of the course have been structured to enhance the knowledge and skills of a performer who wishes to excel as a player and/or to follow a chosen career in sport.  You will have a minimum of two coaching sessions a week whilst also representing the College in the Hampshire Colleges Leagues every Wednesday afternoon.  Units to be covered include:

Units to be covered include:

  • Technical and tactical skills in sport
  • The athlete’s lifestyle
  • Practical team sports
  • Fitness training and programming
  • Sports nutrition
  • Psychology of sports performance
  • Sports injuries
  • Analysis of sports performance
  • Talent identification and development in sport

Entry requirements

Through different forms of continuous assessment, including written portfolios, role plays, observations and presentations. We use the online platform ‘Sports Brain’, which allows you to learn, submit work and track your progress wherever you have an internet connection.

Assessment

Through different forms of continuous assessment, including written portfolios, role plays, observations and presentations. We use the online platform ‘Sports Brain’, which allows you to learn, submit work and track your progress wherever you have an internet connection.

Further information

For those players who show ability, dedication and aptitude we will provide extended playing opportunities through a range of community club links, such as: Chicago Fire FC, Rising Ballers, Shooting Stars Netball Club, University of Portsmouth FC and many more. Our BTEC Sport provision works perfectly for those who are aiming to achieve scholarships to USA or Italy.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 July 2016