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Sport and Outdoor Education BTEC Level 3 at QE Academy Trust

Course description

The BTEC National Award is a two year course that is an alternative to A Levels. You are assessed throughout the course via practical and written assignments. The practical element of the course involves a wide range of outdoor activities. It is a vocational course which has no exams and is assessed through 100% Coursework (Practical and Written Assessments)

Course content

- Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
- The Physiology of Fitness
- Assessing Risk in Sport
- Principles and Practice in Outdoor Adventure
- Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
- Exercise, Health and Lifestyle
- Skills for Water Based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
- Practically you will cover the following areas:
- Climbing
- Hill Walking / Navigation
- Surfing
- Mountain Biking
- White Water Kayaking
- Surf Kayaking
- Sea Kayaking
- Canoeing

Financial information

Please note that a small charge is made for climbing when using private walls. The cost of the Scotland residential is not covered, this is usually £260, all equipment and food is included.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact QE Academy Trust directly.

Last updated date: 17 December 2015
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