Sport BTEC 90 Credit Diploma Level 3 at City of Wolverhampton College
During this course you will study:
- Principles of anatomy and physiology in sport
- The physiology of fitness
- Assessing risk in sport
- Fitness training and programming
- Principles and practices of outdoor education
- Fitness testing for sport and exerciseOptional Units:
- Sports coaching
- Sports development
- Practical team sports
- Practical individual sports
- Sports nutrition
- Exercise, health and lifestyle
- Instructing physical activity and exercise
- Psychology for sports performance
- Physical education and the care of children and young people
- Work experience
- Technical and tactical skills
- The athlete’s lifestyle
- Profiling sports performance
If you love sport and want to be part of a dynamic and exciting industry then this is the right course for you.
This qualification is designed to develop your understanding of coaching, fitness and sports development. You will learn about the body in sport, exercise and fitness and preparing for working in the industry, as well as developing occupational skills such as teamwork, effective communication and problem solving.
The course will provide you with all the skills you need to impress your future employer and progress into employment or onto the HNC/HND.
To access this course you are required to have:
- Four or more GCSEs at Grade C or above including English and ideally Maths, PE and Science or a BTEC First Diploma at Merit (equivalent), or NVQ Level 2 Coaching at Pass both with Level 2 Key Skills in Communication
- Police declarations, CRB and suitable references
- Acceptance on course subject to a curriculum interview
A variety of assessment methods are used including individual and group presentations, case studies, role-plays, question and answer, producing display materials, time constrained assessments, work-based assignments and assessment. This will allow you to develop skills you currently possess and work on new skills that will help you progress, it will also allow you to build a portfolio of evidence and complete other workpacks that are required for you to gain the qualifications in this programme.
The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to:
- Progress directly onto the Extended Diploma as a year 2 option and then gain a place of study on our HNC Sport programme here at the college as a direct progression route onto Level 4 when you have completed the BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport
- Pursue a career as a sports scientist, physiotherapist, sports coach, sports development officer, sports psychologist or PE teacher or in leisure management
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Wolverhampton College directly.