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BTEC in Sport at Verulam School

Course description

Course Outline

The 60-credit BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma extends the focus of the BTEC Level 2 and covers the key knowledge and practical skills required in the appropriate vocational sector. The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma offers greater flexibility and a choice of emphasis through the optional units. It is equivalent to one GCE A Level.

Students study four mandatory units:

  • Unit 1: Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
  • Unit 2: The Physiology of Fitness
  • Unit 3: Assessing Risk in Sport
  • Unit 4: Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise

In year two of the course three more units (to make seven in total) are completed which may include Current Issues in Sport, Psychology for Sports Performance and Practical Sport.

Entry requirements

Merit in BTEC Sport Level 2 if studied at GCSE or C or above in GCSE PE & English Language.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 24 March 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years