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Sport BTEC National Level 3 at The Kingsway Academy

Course description

This course provides learning through scenarios that link to the school and its local sporting surroundings. This prepares learners to develop the knowledge and understanding that can apply the theoretical aspects of Sport to the workplace when seeking employment. Pupils seeking higher education will be well versed in preparing assignments, reports and presentations that are delivered in a similar way to what is expected at university.

Course content

Topics covered during course: The Certificate in Sport and Subsidiary Diploma Units are studied throughout Year 12. Students may then continue to study extra units in Year 13 in order to gain the 90 Credit Diploma or the Diploma. Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Sport (30 credits) UCAS points 20-60. Principles of anatomy and Physiology in Sport, The Physiology of Fitness, Assessing Risk in Sport, Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise. Subsidiary Diploma in Sport (60 credits) UCAS Points 40-140. Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport, The Physiology of Fitness, Assessing Risk in Sport, Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise. Plus Practical Team Sports, Fitness Training and Programming, Sports Nutrition. 90 Credit Diploma in Sport (90 credits) UCAS points 60-210. Principles of anatomy and Physiology in Sport, The Physiology of Fitness, Assessing risk in Sport, Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise, Practical Team Sports, Fitness Training and Programming, Sports Nutrition, Sports Coaching, Sports Development Exercise Health & Lifestyle plus one additional unit. Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness) 120 credits UCAS points 80-280. Principles of anatomy and Physiology in Sport, The Physiology of fitness, Assessing Risk in Sport, Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise, Practical Team Sports, Fitness Training and Programming, Sports Nutrition. Plus Sports Coaching, Sports Development and three additional units. Rules, Regulations and Officiating, Practical Sports – Individual, Sports Injuries, Exercise, Health & Lifestyle

Entry requirements

5 GCSE A-C including English and Maths. Merit or above in BTEC Level 2 Sport

Assessment

Coursework based

Financial information

none

Future opportunities

Further Education pathways: Other Level 3 Courses Higher Education pathways: BSc Sports Science, BSc Sports Rehabilitation, BA Physical Education, BA Sports Development. Linked Careers: PE teacher, Personal trainer, Sports physiotherapist , Fitness instructor, Sports coach, Sports development officer, PTI in the armed forces

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Kingsway Academy directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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