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Sport Level 2 BTEC Extended Certificate at East Surrey College

Course description

The course is a nationally recognised qualification that looks to inspire and enthuse learners to consider a career in sports and the active leisure sector, rather than just to participate in sport and recreation. This course will not only increase the knowledge of learners but to also allow learners to participate within a variety of sports and understand the fundamentals of skills and techniques needed. Throughout the course learners will gain experience, knowledge and have a clearer idea for what career they wish to pursue. This course offers a wide range of units to help prepare the learner for the future in either progressing onto the Sport Level 3 BTEC course or for work.

Course content

This course is a one year course that will cover units such as: Fitness for Sport and Exercise, Practical Sports Performance, Anatomy and Physiology for Sport Performance, The Mind and Sports Performance, The Sports Performer in Action, Training for Personal Fitness, Leading Sports Activities, Lifestyle and Well-being, Injury and the Sports Performer, Running a Sports Event, The Sport and Active Leisure Industry and Profiling Sports Performance.

Entry requirements

Sport Level 1 and Five GCSEs grades A*-D, including both English and Maths.


BTEC is a continual assessment programme that allows learners to constantly improve and develop their portfolio. Assessment comes in a range of forms including reports, practical assessment and observation, online assessments and presentations.

Financial information

If you are under 19 on 31/08/2016, tuition is free. If you are 19 or over please consult Client Services for advice and guidance on funding and eligibility.
Please be aware that there may be additional costs for equipment and educational visits. This information will be available from the curriculum staff at interview

Future opportunities

Passing the course will allow you to move on to the Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness) BTEC Level 3 90 credit Diploma or another Level 3 course within the College. It can also lead to a range of industry-related jobs including, but not limited to, fitness instruction, coaching and event management.

Further information

You will be supplied with uniform (which will be paid for out of your course fees) consisting of two polo shirts. You will need pens and paper and relevant stationary to complete basic classroom tasks.

If you have any outstanding queries please contact our Client Services team on 01737 788444.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Surrey College directly.

Last updated date: 14 April 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
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