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Sport BTEC Level 3 in Extended Certificate at Kineton High School

Course description

This is a one or two year course and is the equivalent to 1 A level.

This BTEC National qualification has been to support and enhance the skills needed to pursue a career in this vocational area or knowledge and expertise to study at a higher level. The course is designed to develop skills of performance; planning, performing, evaluating and the theoretical knowledge and understanding in areas such as sport in society, health, training and fitness and psychology of sports. Students will also develop their leadership skills and ability to work and develop the performance of others.

Course content

The following core units will be completed as an optional unit from the list below:

Unit 1 Anatomy and Physiology:
This unit will explore the structure and function of the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular and respiratory systems and also to learn the fundamentals of the energy systems. This unit is assessed by a formal written exam

Unit 2 Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being:
This unit explores chest screening, lifestyle assessment, fitness training methods and fitness programming. It is assessed via set task and marked externally.

Unit 3 Professional Development in the Sports Industry:
This unit looks at an overview of the sports industry both nationally and globally. Learners will have the opportunity to focus on their chosen career path (i.e. coaching, teaching or the fitness industry). This unit is internally assessed.

1 Optional unit from:
- Sports Leadership
- Application of Fitness Testing
- Sports Psychology
- Practical Sports Performance

Entry requirements

In order to study Level 3 BTEC Sport you will need to achieve 4 GCSE grades of C or above plus provide evidence of a genuine interest in Sport.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kineton High School directly.

Last updated date: 08 February 2017
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