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Sport BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate at St Edmund Campion Catholic School

Course description

Choosing to study for the BTEC National in Sport is an excellent choice as the sports industry is experiencing significant growth. As the industry grows, so too does the demand for qualified and highly-skilled candidates. Britain’s sporting boom embodied by our rich sporting history and recent successes at the Olympics and other major competitions makes this an exciting and relevant subject to undertake. This course demands a high level of academic commitment and in return, you develop the transferable higher order skills that are valued by universities and employers.

The study of sport encourages the development of skills and behaviours such as teamwork, leadership, performance analysis, resilience, evaluation, analysis and synthesis.

The course is centred around the development of sports leadership skills in the role of a sports coach, sports event organisation, planning and delivery, fitness development through training and assessment and development of anatomical/biomechanical understanding.

Course content

Anatomy & Physiology, Fitness Training, Fitness Programming, Sports Industry Professional Development & Sports Leadership

This qualification will give you an excellent springboard when advancing your studies further within the field of sports studies/sports science. You will gain the essential skills giving you the opportunity to undertake higher education qualifications in sport at the university.

Entry requirements

4 in English Language GCSE

Future opportunities

Past students have traditionally gone onto study work as sports coaches, teachers, fitness instructors, health and well-being fields.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Edmund Campion Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 22 August 2017
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