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Sport BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate at Southfield School for Girls Specialist Sports and Science College

Course description

Interested in different aspects of sport? Want a good qualification to help you enter Higher Education? Hoping for a career in a sporting environment? BTEC Sport Level 3 will allow you the opportunity to develop your knowledge, skills and understanding in a variety of different sporting contexts. With a variety of assessment styles you will develop the confidence to apply your knowledge and develop your study skills to continue learning on higher education courses. It is a fantastic course for those who enjoy watching, playing or learning about sport!

Latimer offer the Single Award, a 2 year course equivalent to one A Level. Learning occurs through projects and assignments based on aspects of the sport coaching and sport management environment. It will appeal to students who want to obtain a sport-based qualification to lead them onto University or employment.

Course content

There are 3 mandatory units which include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being
  • Professional Development in the Sports Industry


And a 4th Optional Unit- Practical sports performance/Sports Leadership/Sports Psychology

Entry requirements

GCSE PE Grade C, or Level 2 BTEC Sport Merit.


  • 4 Units studied over 2 years.
  • 2 Online exams and 2 coursework based units.
  • Students will achieve a qualification at Pass, Merit, or Distinction level
  • Coursework is internally marked and externally moderated

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Southfield School for Girls Specialist Sports and Science College directly.

Last updated date: 23 December 2016
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