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Sport at John Willmott School (JWS)

Course description

LEVEL BTEC Level 3 National Award

EXAMINATION BOARD EDEXCEL

Course content

COURSE INFORMATION

The course is 100% Assignment based – there are no exams. Assessment methods can include: case studies, projects and presentations.  There are 3 grades available: Pass, Merit and Distinction and each grade can earn UCAS points.  You are responsible for your own learning. Similar to BTEC First except course content is in greater detail. This course is equivalent to one Advanced Level.  Students must study 6 units at a total of 360 guided learning hours.

• 2 Year Course: 3 units in Year 1 and 3 units in Year 2

This National Award will provide you with the opportunity to gain a strong grounding in all aspects of Sport in relation to development, coaching and fitness.  The course is both theoretical and practical in nature and the practical element will enable you to immediately put into practice what you have learnt in the classroom.

Entry requirements

5 A* - C at GCSE.

Assessment

SPECIFICATION AND UNITS OF STUDY

Core Units (all 3 must be studied):

• Unit 1 - The Principals of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport

• Unit 2 - The Physiology of Fitness

• Unit 3 - Assessing Risk in Sport

 

Specialist Units (choose 3 from the following):

• Sports Coaching**

• Sports Development

• Fitness Testing for Sports and Exercise

• Practical Team Sports*

• Practical Individual Sports*

• Outdoor and Adventurous Activities*

• Sports Nutrition

• Leadership in Sport**

• Exercise, Health and Lifestyle

• Work-based Experience in Sport

• The athletics Lifestyle

• Current issues in Sport

 

* Select only 1 out of the 3

** Select only 1 out of the 2

Future opportunities

WHERE CAN THE COURSE LEAD?

 

National Award Sport students will have the opportunity to work within a variety of sport-related organisations including Leisure Centres, Gyms, Activity Centres and Sport Retail Outlets.

Further information

WHO TO CONTACT FOR INFORMATION Mrs D Jervis

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact John Willmott School (JWS) directly.

Last updated date: 16 November 2014
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