BTEC Sport: Performance & Excellence Level 3 Diploma at Millfield School
view The BTEC Diploma in Sport (Performance &
Excellence) is a qualiﬁcation that is designed to
provide pupils with the specialist sports sciencerelated
knowledge, understanding and skills that
are required for career or higher education
advancements. The qualiﬁcation offers an exciting
and engaging academic programme for those who
are keen to advance their sports science expertise
as well as being challenged to work well with others,
manage their own development and learn to
communicate effectively in a variety of situations.
The BTEC Diploma in Sport (Performance &
Excellence) is a two year course and is equivalent to
two A levels.
The course consists of twelve core units covering
diverse sports science-related areas such as:
• The Body in Action
• Sports Injuries
• Health and Safety in Sport
• Training and Fitness for Sport
• Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
• Sports Nutrition
• Psychology for Sports Performance
• Exercise for Specific Groups
• The Athlete’s Lifestyle
• Sports Coaching
• Sport and Exercise Massage
GCSE entry requirements:
Essential: Minimum of four GCSEs at grade C.
Desirable: grade C in Physical Education.
You will receive feedback on your progress
throughout the course as you provide evidence
towards assessment targets. Assessment is 100%
coursework driven and will be generated through a
range of activities including written reports, practical
work, poster presentations, leaﬂet design,
observation and oral assessment.
ATTENTION: Please ensure that you understand that course fees will
be payable before submitting your application.
The course has been developed in order to give you a
solid foundation within sports science, enabling you
to develop essential study skills. The development of
such skills will prove invaluable in assisting progress
to higher education, further qualiﬁcations and/or the
enhancement of employment opportunities.
You will ﬁnd the course an excellent platform from
which to launch a career into diverse pathways
• Sports Therapy
• Sports Coaching
• Health and Fitness industry
• Outdoor Education
• Performance Analysis
• Health / Lifestyle Management
• Recreation Management
• Sports Development
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Millfield School directly.