Sport Btec Level 3 Extended Diploma at Writhlington School
Btec Sport is aimed at students with an interest in sport, exercise and health and includes a range of practical and theory based lessons in order to give students an insight into a variety of sports based careers or further study.
You will study a variety of areas in sport, including but not limited to sports leadership, psychology and the leisure industry.
The course will cover 14 units, 10 of which are mandatory and 4 are externally assessed.
Unit 1: Anatomy & Physiology
Unit 2: Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being
Unit 19: Development and Provision of Sport & Physical Activity
Unit 22: Investigating Business in Sport and the Active Leisure Industry
Unit 3: Professional Development in the Sports Industry
Unit 4: Sports Leadership
Unit 7: Practical Sports Performance
Unit 8: Coaching for Performance
Unit 9: Research Methods in Sport
Unit 23: Skill Acquisition in Sport
Unit 18: Sports Injury Management
Five GCSE Grade 4 to 9 including English and Maths. Level 2 Btec or GCSE PE would be beneficial but not essential.
You will sit one written examination during Year 12. You will prepare 3 tasks which are marked externally, the remaining units of work will complete an internally assessed portfolio.
PE teaching, sports coach, fitness instructor, leisure industry, physiotherapist, sports development.
The course will involve day trips to University of Bath to extend learning, as well as work experience in the PE department and Sports Centre.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Writhlington School directly.