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Sport & Exercise Science BTEC Level 3 National Diploma at Haggerston School

Course description

You will have the opportunity to gain coaching and leadership experience as well as performing in either individual or team sports. The courses consist of a wide variety of modules that are continually assessed by means of assignments, projects and presentations. 

Course content

Compulsory units for the Diploma

  • Fitness Training and Programming
  • Sports Coaching,
  • Sports Development
  • Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
  • Practical Team Sports
  • Practical Individual Sports
  • Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
  • The Physiology of Fitness
  • Assessing Risk in Sport

Optional (unit choices to be decided with the support of your course leader):

Sports Nutrition, Current Issues in Sport, Leadership in Sport, Exercise, Health and Lifestyle, Instructing Physical Activity and Exercise, Psychology for Sports Performance, Sports Injuries, Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport, Organising Sports Events, Physical Education and the Care of Children and Young People, Sport as a Business,Work Experience in Sport, Sports Legacy Development, Profiling Sports Performance. 

Entry requirements

Either 4 GCSEs at A* – C, with at least a grade D in English; a Merit or Distinction in an applied level 2 course with at least a grade D in English; or a Pass in an applied level 2 course with at least a grade C in English.


The course is assessed predominantly through written coursework; however there will be a variety of different ways by which you can be assessed. This could include practical performances as well as verbal presentations. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haggerston School directly.

Last updated date: 19 December 2016
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