Sport BTEC level 3 (Extended Certificate or Diploma) at Rosedale College
This course is for students who are academically minded and have a real interest in Sport and Fitness and want to further their understanding of the physiological aspects such as the human body, want a deeper understanding of the Health and Fitness Training and a clearer understanding of the Sports Industry. This subject is a practical work related course. You will learn by completing practical sessions; internally assessed assignments; tasks tackling everyday issues from pre-release material and through an externally assessed written examination.
The core units studied are: -Anatomy and Physiology. Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well Being; Professional Development in the Sport Industry. -Sports Leadership. In addition to this, the units below are a sample of some of the optional units you could study: Sports Psychology; Application of Fitness Testing; Research Methods in Sport; Sport Event Organisation.
Students must have achieved a minimum of 5 A*- C grades or the equivalent atGCSE including a grade C in English, Mathematics and Science, alternatively a Merit in the BTEC Level 2 First Award in Principles of Science and BTEC Level 2 First Award Applications of Science.
The new BTEC Nationals in Sport use a combination of assessment styles to give students confidence they can apply their knowledge to succeed in the workplace - and have the study skills to continue learning throughout their career. There are free different ways the course is assessed as of 2016: ASSIGNMENTS - this is where students complete a series of tasks set in a work-related scenario which is set and marked by The Rosedale Hewens Academy Trust. TASKS - students complete in controlled conditions, a task tackling an everyday challenge; some tasks also draw on pre-released information this is set and externally marked by Pearson. WRITTEN EXAMINATIONS - Students draw on essential information to create a written answers to short and long answer questions in test conditions - this is set and externally marked by Pearson.
This course will provide students with the necessary skills to enter higher education as part of a programme of study, which includes other vocational or general subjects such as other BTEC Nationals or A Levels. It will also give students a base of knowledge to enter the sporting industry and/or choose a career within the wide range jobs available within the industry such as: sport education, coaching, sports therapies, fitness instruction or physical education teaching.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Rosedale College directly.