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Sport BTEC Level 3 at The Billericay School

Course description

This subject allows students the opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the impact of physical education. It is also encourages the development of skills and behaviour such as teamwork, leadership, performance analysis, resilience, evaluation, analysis and synthesising concepts.

Course content

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Sport will require you to study the following; Mandatory units; Anatomy and Physiology, fitness training and programming for health, sport and well- being and Professional Development in the Sports Industry.

Optional units; Sports Leadership, Application of Fitness Testing, Sports Psychology and Practical Sports Performance.

Entry requirements

This is one of the new BTEC courses. A 90 minute exam and a case study for fitness and programming are externally assessed. The other assessments are internal.

Assessment

This is one of the new BTEC courses. A 90 minute exam and a case study for fitness and programming are externally assessed. The other assessments are internal.

 

Future opportunities

Students have pursued further education and careers in sport and exercise science, sports coaching, sports development, national governing bodies, sports physiotherapist, performance analyst, sports journalism and broadcasting, fitness industry, school sports co-ordinator, PE teacher, nutritionist, health promotion, engineering and marketing.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Billericay School directly.

Last updated date: 27 January 2017
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    • The size of our Sixth Form gives us greater resources than smaller institutions and this means we are more able to offer a wider range of subject and course combinations at A level & BTEC level 3.

      • A highly qualified and experienced staff that have a proven track record of working successfully at A level.
      • Excellent study facilities and subject resources (including state of the art media and music facilities).
      • Personalised care and support through a personal tutor and the Sixth Form pastoral team, supporting and monitoring your progress and acting as a contact point with home.
      • An exceptional curriculum enrichment programme.
      • Access to the school’s sport and gym facilities.
      • Outstanding guidance and support for university, employment or training.