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PE Subsidiary Certificate at Carlton le Willows Academy

Course description

The BTEC in Sport and Exercise Sciences is designed to give learners a basic grounding in understanding and knowledge of the sector. Depending on the number of units completed students can achieve the equivalent of 1 A level or 1½ A levels, giving them a solid foundation, whilst also developing the essential skills required for employment, career progression, or progression to further qualifications and training. The BTEC has been designed to allow learners to select optional units that reflect both their own aspirations and the diverse nature of the sector.

Compulsory units are:

Unit 1: Anatomy for Sport and Exercise Unit 2: Sport and Exercise Physiology

Unit 3: Sport and Exercise Psychology Unit 4: Research Methods for Sport and Exercise Sciences

Unit 5: Research Project Unit 6: Sports Biomechanics in Action

Unit 7: Exercise, Health and Lifestyle Unit 8: Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise

Unit 9: Fitness Training and Programming Unit 10: Sport and Exercise Massage

Entry requirements

5 C grades (maximum 1 BTEC equivalents). Must include C grade in English Language and Mathematics GCSE.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Carlton le Willows Academy directly.

Last updated date: 18 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years