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Extended Diploma in Sport BTEC level 3 at Brentwood County High School

Course description

This course is equivalent to three ‘A’ levels and can be studied as an alternative to A-Level Physical Education. It will provide opportunities for the students to develop personal qualities of leadership, responsibility, commitment and team work in a range of practical and academic situations.

The course involves theory and practical elements. The practical specification aims to provide candidates with the knowledge and understanding to improve their own and others’ performances. This can be through participating and/or competing in sport, organising sport events and evaluating and analysing sport performances.

During the two year course you will study the following topics: Principles of Anatomy & Physiology, Fitness Training & Programming, Fitness Testing and Sport Exercise, The Physiology of Fitness, Sports Coaching, Practical individual sport, Assessing Risk in Sport, Sports Development plus, Physical Education and the Care of Young People, Instructing Physical activity & Exercise, Organising Sports Events, Outdoor & Adventurous Activities, Sports Injuries, Work experience in Sport, Sports Nutrition, Leadership in Sport, Current Issues in Sport, Exercise, Health and Lifestyle, and Rules, Regulations & Officiating in Sport.

Entry requirements

Must have at least grade C in English.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 08 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years