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BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport at Fulford School

Course description

This is the perfect course for students considering a career in the sports
industry. It suits practical performers and enables them to learn up to
date concepts alongside a wide sporting literacy that will prove invaluable.
Students develop skills in a wide range of practical techniques in fields
such as Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, Fitness Training, Exercise,
Health and Lifestyle as well as Practical sport. Assignments are presented
in a context that is relevant to the real world of working sport and
students also work on units dealing with issues such as the use of ICT
and communication.
Students are continuously assessed through coursework assignments
and their laboratory records of techniques and skills learnt. Although
there are some internal written tests, there are no external written
exams. Coursework assignments are internally marked by teachers
and then moderated by an external verifier.


Entry requirements

- A genuine passion for sport
- An ability to work independently and with others
- An ability to think about sport in a vocational context
- Grade C in PE (if studied) and C in a Science or BTEC Science at
merit level

Future opportunities

Today’s sports people can follow a wide variety of paths. Sport science is a
massive industry with local communities also recognising the importance
of sport. Students can go on to universities in order to study a range of
courses such as teaching, sports therapy and massage, sports business
and advertising, Sports science and research into new technologies. The
vocational aspect of the course is seen as a real advantage in the world
of work as students develop a range of transferable skills that are valued
by employers.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year