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Sport BTEC L3 National Extended Diploma at East Sussex College

Course description

Study: This qualification consists of 4 units, 3 mandatory units and 1 specialist units and has the academic equivalence of one A Level. The course units for study are;1) Anatomy and Physiology related to Fitness – Examined (M)2) Fitness Training and Programming – Externally Assessed Task (M)3) Professional Development in the Sports Industry (M)4) Practical Sports PerformanceYou will produce 3 or 4 assignments for each unit.

Entry requirements

You will need to meet our standard entry requirements.

You will need at least GCSE English Language and Maths grade C/4 and a Science grade C/4 (if taken).


You will be assessed on a continuous assessment basis with assignments at specific times throughout the year. Assessment methods include essay writing, presentations and practical observations.

Future opportunities

Students may wish to progress to year 2 to complete the Level 3 Diploma in Performance and Excellence. To do so you must achieve the Extended Certificate.

Further information

The course will make up part of a full time programme with students studying approximately 11 hours each week. This will be timetabled over 3 or 4 days. The course is the equivalent to one A-level and can be studied alongside other A-Levels as well as other qualifications such as the Community Sports Leaders Award. Students gaining entry onto the course without a GCSE 'C' grade in Maths will be required to study this alongside this course.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 25 June 2018
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