Sport & Exercise Science BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Carshalton College
This course is designed for school leavers wanting a career within the sports industry or to progress onto Higher Education.
You will study six BTEC units in addition to a further short course qualifications which will prepare you for work in the sports, exercise or coaching industries.
The six units you will study include:
- Anatomy for Sport & Exercise
- Sports & Exercise Physiology
- Sport & Exercise Psychology
- Fitness Testing for Sport & Exercise Sciences
- Fitness Training & Programming
- Instructing Physical Activity & Exercise
Throughout the one year of your course you can also gain the following short course qualifications:-
- YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing - Gym-Based Exercise
- Level 2 English/Maths Functional Skills
- GCSE English or Maths
Four or more GCSEs at grades A-C (Science and English essential, PE desirable), or you will have successfully completed a Level 2 programme to Pass and gained Functional Skill English at Level 1 or Level 2.
You may also be asked to demonstrate your commitment and skills in an interview.
A positive reference is also required from school, employer or tutor (if progressing or from another college). A record of attendance and punctuality is also required.
You will be assessed in a number of ways from a written portfolio of evidence to video recorded sports performance.
Tuition, exam and registration fees not applicable to students aged 16 - 18 years.
You may be required to purchase a travel card for additional visits that may be arranged during the year.
To enrol on this course you will be required to buy a uniform which will cost £40.
BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas are valued by employers and in Higher Education (universities and colleges).
You could progress into Higher Education to study a HNC/HND, or you can go directly into employment.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Carshalton College directly.