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Sport BTEC Level 1 Diploma at Burnley College

Course description

This course gives students the underpinning knowledge needed to progress onto the Level 2 Football Studies or Level 2 Sports course. Students can also apply for an Apprenticeship programme or gain work in the Sports Industry.

Subjects include Anatomy, Sports Coaching, Planning a Fitness Programme, Taking Part in Sport and Job Opportunities in Sport and Active Leisure.

Students will take part in practical sporting activities, utilising the excellent facilities at the college. Facilities include a sports hall with a climbing wall, 3G pitch, sport science lab and the newly refurbished fitness performance centre.

All tutors on the programme are specialists in their field with industry experience. All students have primary access to the state-of-the-art facilities on site. The division also has strong links with Burnley Football Club.

Entry requirements

Two GCSEs at grade D or above including English Language OR a relevant Foundation Learning qualification including GCSE grade D in English Language. There may also be an additional assessment test.


Assessment is via coursework, practical activities and resource creation.

Future opportunities

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Sport/Football studies.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 February 2016
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