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Sports and Leisure Studies VTCT Level 3 Introductory Diploma at Hayesfield Girls' School and Mixed Sixth Form

Course description

Why study this subject at Hayesfield?

This course focuses on the leadership, leisure and management side of the sports sector. Students also explore the importance of how the human body works during sport and exercise as well as the impact of lifestyle factors on health and well-being. You will have access to industry expertise and study with experienced vocational teachers who will support you to ensure you maximise your potential.

Course content

Our students will develop the core specialist knowledge through the following units:

Anatomy and physiology for sport

Lifestyle factors

Risk assessment in sport

Sports leadership

Facilities and operational management in sport

Outdoor and adventurous activities

Entry requirements

At least one Grade 4 in Science or BTEC equivalent.

GCSE PE is useful but not essential.


50% Coursework.

50% Exam

Future opportunities

This qualification has been developed to enable progression to higher education, apprenticeships and employment in the areas of:

Sports Psychology, Sports Physiology, Sports Therapy, Sports Management, Sports Development & Coaching, Leisure Management and Public Services (Armed Services and the Emergency Services).

Further information

This subject works well with

Applied Business, Applied Science, Psychology and Sociology.

Extra/Super curricular activities

Leadership opportunities through participating in the Royal Navy Combined Cadet Force is an option with this course.

We have expert visitors and speakers from across the sector.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hayesfield Girls' School and Mixed Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 21 November 2017

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