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Sport - BTEC Level 3 Edexcel at Holmesdale School

Course description

This qualification is aimed at learners looking to progress to employment in sports performance, including coaching and participation roles. The course is designed for students who enjoy practical participation in sport and who aspire to be involved in a practical role in their chosen carer.

There are many practical elements to the course, alongside written coursework and written examinations.

Course content

Learners will study nine mandatory units:

Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology

Unit 2: Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well--being.

Unit 3: Professional Development in the Sports Industry

Unit 5: Application of Fitness Testing

Unit 6: Sports Psychology

Unit 8: Coaching for Performance

Unit 26: Technical and Tactical Demand of Sport

Unit 27: The Athlete's Lifestyle

Unit 28: Sports Performance Analysis

Entry requirements

Level 4+ in English and Maths.

It is preferable that if you are currently taking Sport at Level 2, you achieve a Merit or above.

It is not essential that you have taken Sport at Level 2; however an interest in sport and a willingness to participate in practical sessions is required.  

Assessment

Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology - written examination set and marked by Pearson. 1.5 hours. 90 marks.

Unit 2: Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being. - A task set and marked by Pearson and completed under supervised conditions. Written submission. 60 marks.

Unit 19: Development and Provision of Sport and Physical Activity - A task set and marked by Pearson and completed under supervised conditions. Written submission. 60 marks. 

 

Future opportunities

Sports Science/PE Degree, Physiotherapy Degree, Personal Trainer qualification, Leisure//fitness, Teaching, Sports Masseur, Fitness Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Coach, Sports Journalism, Sports Development.

Further information

Apply through UCAS Progress.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 19 September 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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