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Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness) at Walton Girls' High School & Sixth Form

Course description

The qualification will enable you to develop the essential skills and knowledge for starting a career in the sports sector, with a specific focus on sports development, coaching and fitness. The qualification will give you insight into the various different occupational routes you can take within the sector, plus help you progress in existing employment, or move on to further study. The course can be adapted to fit your abilities and career aspirations: it consists of eight compulsory core units plus your choice of five specialist units. The structure of the course lets you focus on the areas you are most interested in, such as sport and exercise massage, rules, regulations and officiating in sport or exercise, health and lifestyle.

Entry requirements

Five GCSE A* - C grades including Maths and English at grade C or above. Physical Education at grade C or above and some leadership experience.

Future opportunities

A BTEC Level 3 Diploma is well known and highly regarded by employers and universities. It is recognised and willingly accepted as an alternative advanced level qualification. After completing the course, you could progress onto university to study a degree on a wide range of sport related or leisure courses

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Walton Girls' High School & Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 14 July 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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