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BTEC Diploma in Sport at Bishop Young Church of England Academy

Course description

The BTEC Sport Diploma offers a specialist qualification that focuses on particular aspects of employment within the appropriate vocational sector. The BTEC Sport Diploma is a qualification which can extend a student’s programme of study and give vocational emphasis. The BTEC Sport Diploma is broadly equivalent to two GCE A Levels.

Course content

The BTEC Sport Diploma is broadly equivalent to two GCE A Levels and the following units will be studied over the two years: • Anatomy and Physiology in Sport • Fitness Training and programming for Health, Sport and Well-being • Professional Development in the Sports Industry • Sports Leadership • Investigating Business in Sport & Active leisure • Acquiring skill in Sport Learners will then have to choose 3 of the following options list to complete the course. • Application of Fitness Testing • Sports Psychology • Practical Sports Performance • Coaching for Performance • Research Methods in Sport • Sports Event Organisation • Research Project in Sport • Sports Injury Management • Principles and Practices for Outdoor and Adventurous Activities • Land Based Skills for Outdoor Adventure • Water Based Skills for Outdoor Adventure • Sports Performance Analysis • Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport • Technical and Tactical Demands of Sport

Entry requirements

You should have four GCSEs grades A*- C/9-4s. You do not need to have studied Physical Education or Sport before, but this course does require a more “outgoing” personality and a passion for sport.

Future opportunities

The BTEC Diploma in Sport uses a combination of assessment styles to give you the confidence to apply your knowledge to succeed in the workplace and have the study skills to continue learning on higher education courses and throughout your career. The range of vocational assessments means you can showcase your learning and achievements to best effect when they taking the next step, whether that’s supporting applications to higher education courses or potential employers.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 13 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September