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Sport BTEC Level 2 Award at Coulsdon Sixth Form College

Course description

If you are interested in sport enough to make it a central part of your career then this one year course is an excellent first step. 

What goes well with this course?

This course is diverse and covers a range of sport-related topics including the anatomical, psychological and sociological aspects of Sport. This means a wide range of subjects work well with Sport, including:

  • Business
  • Media
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Biology
  • Applied Science

Course content

You will study one core unit:  

  • Fitness for sport and exercise

and six selected units including topics such as:

  • Leading sports activities
  • The mind in sports performance
  • Practical sports performance

Entry requirements

Two 2 and three 3 grades at GCSE including English and Mathematics minimum Grade 2 or equivalent qualifications (a Pass or higher at BTEC Level 2 is accepted as part of the GCSE Grades).

Students must be interested in and committed to a wide range of sports and also be keen to study Sport in-depth.  Students should be willing to take part in practical activities and be able to work with others.


The course is assessed through coursework worth 75% and an online exam worth 25%. 

Students will begin to work on their analytical skills, through self analysis, which they will build upon if they choose to continue to study Sport at BTEC Level 3.

The exam board for this course is Peason BTEC.

Future opportunities

Achieving this qualification indicates that students can apply concepts and interpret practical situations. It will provide them with a strong grounding for further study at Coulsdon Sixth Form College in a BTEC Level 3 Programme in Sport or other subjects.

It is a one year course and the equivalent of one GCSE grade 9 to 4.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Coulsdon Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 12 October 2017
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