Sports Performance and Excellence BTEC level 3 National Diploma at Edmonton County School
BTEC Sports Performance and Excellence gives you a chance to gain an understanding of the key concepts and practical skills required in the sporting vocational sector. You study a wide variety of sports units and are assessed through an exam, project work and practical sports. It will prepare you with the knowledge and understanding relating to elite performance and related careers.
Unit 1 – Anatomy and Physiology
Unit 2 – Fitness Training and Programming for Health Sport and Well Being
Unit 3 – Professional Development in the Sports Industry
Unit 5 – Application of Fitness Testing
Unit 6 – Sports Psychology
Unit 7 – Practical Sports Performance
Unit 8 – Coaching for Performance
Unit 26 – Technical and Tactical Demands of Sport
Unit 27 – The Athletes Lifestyle
Unit 28 – Sports Performance Analysis
Merit or distinction at BTEC Level 2 Sport or Science. C or better at GCSE PE or Science.
Unit 1 – External written exam
Unit 2 – External task set and marked by exam board
All other assignments in the remaining units are set and marked by your teachers.
It is an ideal course to progress into vocational work within the sports and leisure industry, or to continue with further education at university.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Edmonton County School directly.