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PE BTEC level 3 at Trinity Catholic School

Course description

What are BTEC Nationals?  

 

BTEC Nationals are QCF Level 3 qualifications designed to provide highly specialist work-related qualifications in a range of vocational sectors.  They give learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment or higher education. The qualification offered is the Subsidiary Diploma, which is equivalent in size to 1 GCE A level.

Course content

Key features of the BTEC
Nationals in Sport 

The BTEC Nationals in Sport have been developed in the sport and active leisure sector to:  provide education and training for sport, leisure and recreation employees give opportunities for sport, leisure and recreation employees to achieve a nationally recognised Level 3 vocationally specific qualification.  Give full-time learners the opportunity to enter employment in the sport and active leisure sector or to progress to higher education vocational qualifications such as the Edexcel BTEC Higher Nationals in Sport or related areas.  Give learners the opportunity to develop a range of techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life

Entry requirements

At least a Merit at Level 2 BTEC Sport and a Grade C in Science.  

Final acceptance will be agreed after selection interview

Assessment

Course Structure (Topics Studied)                              

 

Unit Title

Unit Credit

Guided Learning Hours

Year of Delivery

Stage in Year

Year 12 Units

 

 

 

 

Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport

5

30

12

Sept-Feb

The Physiology of Fitness

5

30

12

Feb +

Assessing Risk in Sport

10

60

12

All

Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise

10

60

12

All

Year 13 Units

 

 

 

 

Sports Coaching

10

60

12

All

Current Issues in Sport

10

60

12

All

Psychology for Sports Performers

10

60

13

All

 

Further information

Suggested Career Paths   

• Teaching, coaching and sports management
• The leisure and fitness industry
• Professional sport (Participation and support staff opportunities)
• Journalism and sports analysis

 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Trinity Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 19 December 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Course code: Edexcel

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