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Sport BTEC Level 3 (Extended Certificate) at Wallingford School

Course description

BTEC Nationals in Sport use a combination of assessment styles to give your students confidence they can apply their knowledge to succeed in the workplace and have study skills to continue learning on higher education courses and throughout their career.

Course content

Students study 4 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 4: Application of Fitness Testing

Entry requirements

Students should have a GCSE grade B or 6 in the subject they are looking to study at Sixth Form. The exceptions are A levels that have not been taken at GCSE level (e.g. Psychology; Media Studies; Sociology). For these courses we will use the most appropriate GCSE qualification to make a decision. For example, GCSE Maths grade 6 to study Psychology and English Language grade 6 to study Media Studies and Sociology.


Unit 1 is an externally examined paper 1hours 30 minutes long and is worth 33% of the
qualification Unit 2 is externally assessed through a written task worth 33% of the qualification.
Unit 3 is assessed via an assignment and is worth 16% of the qualification.
Unit 4 is assessed via an assignment and is worth 16% of the qualification.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 13 December 2017

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