Sport BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Scarborough Sixth Form College
A full time sports programme designed for students who are passionate about sport. We have a strong tradition of developing student potential and send over 50% of students onto university. Students are encouraged to make the most of their college years and undertake as many coaching courses, sports leadership events and qualifications as possible.
The content of this qualification has been developed in consultation with academics to ensure that it supports progression to higher education. Employers and professional bodies have also been involved and consulted to confirm that the content is appropriate and consistent with current practice for learners who may choose to enter employment directly in the sport sector.
Learners will study mandatory 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: Sports Leadership
- Unit 7: Practical Sports performance
- Unit 8: Coaching for performance
- Unit 9: Research Methods in Sport
- Unit 19: Development and provision of Sport and Physical activity
- Unit 22: Investigating Business in Sport and the Active leisure Industry
- Unit 23: Skill Acquisition in Sport
Learners will also study six optional units that have been designed to support progression to the range of sector-related courses in higher education, and to link with relevant occupational areas.
You will need to meet the level 3 BTEC entry requirements.
The assessment is split into:
Assignments – You will complete a series of tasks set in a work-related scenario which you will tailor to local industry needs.
Tasks – You will complete a task, in controlled conditions, tackling an every day challenge. Some tasks also draw on pre-released information.
Written exams – You will draw on your learning to answer questions in test conditions.
This course is designed for students wanting to pursuit a career within the sports industry such as: opportunities in health and fitness, sport and recreation and the outdoors e.g sports scientist, exercise physiologist, bio-mechanist, sports psychologist, sports medicine, injury treatment, sports dietician, coaching and fitness, sports attendant, fitness instructor, PE teacher, sports coach, sports development officer, sports centre management, professional sports performer, sports promotion, sports ground facility worker or instructors.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Scarborough Sixth Form College directly.