Sport Studies BTEC L3 at Swale Sixth Form
Summary of skills students gain by studying this subject
You will develop your subject knowledge of the sporting world, covering every aspect of sport, health and fitness. You will also use practical skills, developing confidence through officiating and coaching younger children, as well as taking part in a variety of fitness tests and training methods.
Potential Topics that will be studied
You will study a range of units including anatomy and physiology, sports injuries, sports nutrition, sports psychology, biomechanics, fitness testing and many more.
Students will need to achieve 5 9 - 5 GCSE grades, including English and mathematics. Students will also require a grade 5 in GCSE physical education or a merit in Level 2 BTEC sport studies.
On the BTEC course, assessment takes place in a variety of ways including assignments, externally assessed exam board tasks, as well as written examinations.
Progression and career opportunities
Students will be able to progress into a range of job opportunities such as a fitness instructor, personal trainer, physiotherapist, sports scientist, sports therapist, sports psychologist, PE teacher and sports coach.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Swale Sixth Form directly.