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Sport BTEC Subsidiary Diploma at Greenford High School

Course description

BTEC National Subsidiary Diploma in Sport will give you an insight into how the body systems work and how they are influential in sports performances. You will study units on how nutrition is imperative for athletes and investigate the key concept surrounding energy intake and expenditure. This is a coursework based subject that incorporates numerous teamwork sessions in and outside of the classroom.  BTEC National Award in Sport provides a sound framework for further education in numerous fields not only sporting avenues.

Course content

Sport is an important part of our lives and the BTEC National focuses on a variety of areas.  It will be a mix of practical and theory based models. Assessment is 100% coursework based. Students will complete the following units: 

  1. Principles of anatomy & physiology in sport     
  2. The physiology of fitness
  3. Assessing risk in Sport
  4. Fitness training & programming
  5. Fitness testing for sport & exercise
  6. Sports nutrition
  7. The athlete’s lifestyle

The six unit course is equivalent to an A level.


Entry requirements

5 A-C’s at GCSE (including C in Science)

Future opportunities

The BTEC National Subsidiary Diploma in Sport has been developed to meet the employment opportunities within the Sport and Leisure industry.  It also leads to Higher National Diploma in Sport and Degrees in Sport, Sport Science and PE.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Greenford High School directly.

Last updated date: 02 September 2016
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