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Sport Level 3 Single at Outwood Grange Academy

Course description

Equivalent in size to one A Level over 2 years.  There will be 4 units of which 3 are mandatory and 2 are external;  Mandatory content (83%) and External assessment (67%).

A broad basis of study for the sport sector will be covered.  The course will look at the body systems and fitness training within the externally assessed units and the internally assessed units, looking at the sports industry and specific practical sports.

Course content

What will I learn at AS Level?

Units covered will be;

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being
  • Practical Sports Performance

What will I learn at A Level?

Units covered will be;

  • Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being
  • Professional Development in the Sports Industry

*Anatomy and Physiology (if required for re-sits)

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements.  Students are not required to have studied GCSE PE or BTEC Sport, but a grade C / 4 or above in English and Maths would be beneficial to learners, as you will be expected to answer data response style questions.  You should have an interest in sport if you are considering this option.

Assessment

How will I be assessed at AS Level?

There will be one external assessment in year 12 (Anatomy and Physiology) and you will be assessed internally on the Practical Sports Performance unit whilst preparing for the examination in the Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being units, which will be sat in January 2019.

How will I be assessed at A Level?

One exam and one internally assessed unit.

Exam:

Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being

Internal Assessment:

Professional Development in the Sports Industry

*Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being (if required for re-sits)

 

Future opportunities

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Sport is a great foundation for a career in the sports industry.  It can be combined with other suitable subjects to lead to a career in; Sports Management, Sports Coaching and Sport Psychology to name but a few.

Further information

What skills will I develop?

Cognitive and problem-solving skills: use critical thinking, approach non-routine problems applying expert and creative solutions, use systems and technology.

Intrapersonal skills: communicating, working collaborately, negotiating and influencing self-presentation.

Interpersonal skills: self-management, adaptability and resilience, self-monitoring and development.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 06 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Number of planned places: 40

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