Sport BTEC Level 3 at Ormiston Sudbury Academy
The BTEC Level 3 Sport course is suited to students who have an appetite to develop their skills and knowledge in Sport. Having a genuine interest in Sport is vital, high fitness levels and a member of a sports team or club are expected.
The 1 A level course (National Extended Certificate in Sport) is made up of four units:
Externally assessed units
- Unit 1: Anatomy & Physiology (1.5 hour exam)
You will explore how the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular and respiratory systems function and the fundamentals of the energy systems.
- Unit 3: Professional Development in the Sports Industry (seen written exam)
Gain an understanding of the knowledge and skills required for different career pathways in the sports industry. Learners will take part in, and reflect on, a personal skills audit, career action plan and practical interview assessment activities.
Internally assessed units
- Unit 7: Practical Sports Performance
Study the skills, techniques, tactics and rules of selected sports through active participation in individual/team sports.
- Unit 2: Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being
Take on the role of a Personal Training, exploring client screening and lifestyle assessment, fitness training methods and fitness programming.
The 2 A level course (National Diploma in Fitness Services) has an additional five units. These include Work Experience, Sports Leadership, Instructing gym based exercise and Self-employment in the sports industry.
Level 2 BTEC Sport or B at GCSE PE, regular participation in sport, desirable C in GCSE science, a genuine interest in sport.
Opportunities in the Sport & Fitness industry are many and varied. They could include: Sports and Leisure Centre Management, Sports Development Work, Sports Coaching, PE Teaching, Sports Administration, Events Promotion.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ormiston Sudbury Academy directly.