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BTEC Sport – Foundation Certificate at Cox Green School

Course description

Students study the AQA syllabus (QAN: 601/1044/3)

Course content

Unit 1 - Anatomy and Physiology

The Muscular System, Skeletal System, Cardiovascular System, Respiratory System and the Energy Systems

Unit 2 - Fitness Training and Health Programming

Positive and Negative lifestyl e factors, Lifestyle factor strategies, Dietary requirements, Training methods.

Unit 3 - Careers in Sport

Going on work experience and comparing to another type of work place placement.

Unit 4 - Sports Leaders

Skills, qualities, characteristics of a leader. Psychological factors effecting sports leaders. Sports Leader practical

Unit 5 - Fitness Testing

Principles of training, fitness testing procedur es and analysis of test results.

Unit 6 - Sports Psychology

Internal and external psychological factors, performance of leadership, sociograms and group formation.

Unit 10 - Event Organisation

Event management, provisions in sport, proposal and delivery of chosen events.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE grades A* - C /Grade 4 and above (inc G rade 5 in English and Maths)

Future opportunities

After higher education there are many fulfilling career opportunities such as Coaching and Teaching, Phys iotherapy and working in Sports or Leisure Centres.

Further information

If you have any questions please see or contact Mr Ashley Smith –

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cox Green School directly.

Last updated date: 20 November 2017

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