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Sport Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma at Comberton Village College & Sixth Form

Course description

Why Study BTEC Sport?

This course provides a specialist, work-related programme of study which covers the key knowledge and practical skills required for those who have already decided the specialist area they wish to study. It has been set up for those students who have a real interest in the theoretical and practical aspects of sports development and fitness. It will give you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and investigate a wide range of sport and exercise aspects, from the scientific to the sociological, from the psychological to the nutritional.

Course content

What will I study?

Body in Action / Health and Safety in Sport / Training and Fitness in Sport
Sport Coaching / Sports Development / Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise / Practical Team Sports / Practical Individual Sports.
There are also 10 specialist units. These cover a wide range of aspects including nutrition, sports injuries, officiating in sport, sports psychology, work experience and organising sports events.

BTEC Sport Extras

You will be taught by specialist teachers in classrooms in the new Sports Science Lab with access to the purpose-built gym, fitness room and playing fields. There maybe some costs involved in this course for national governing body qualifications and course-specific literature.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements:

5 x 4s *

At least a 4 in English and Maths

Subject Specific Entry Requirements:

At least a C in PE if taken at GCSE

At least a Pass in Sport if taken at Level 2


* Please note that Level 2 vocational courses are the equivalent of 1 GCSE and only 2 will be counted towards the entry requirements

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 09 October 2017
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