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BTEC National: Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport at Theale Green School

Course description

The BTEC National in Sport is a practical, work-related course. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic situations, activities and learning about the demands of sport. You will develop a range of specialist skills and knowledge in both theory and practical lessons.

The course is made up of four compulsory units and 3 optional units, as follows: Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport, The Physiology of Fitness, Assessing Risk in Sport, Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise.

Sports Nutrition, Sports Coaching, Practical Team Sports

This course will suit you if you have a keen interest in sport, teaching, coaching, exercise and fitness.

You will study:

How the body works and responds to exercise.

How to analyse and test your own fitness and develop strategies to improve your weaknesses.

The methods that teachers and coaches use to get the best from their performers.

How to prepare for physical activity and plan training programmers.

Entry requirements

You will need the following: At least four GSCEs at grade A-C (including English) and an interest in sport, coaching, exercise and fitness. We also recommend that you have played at least one sport regularly at school or club level. You do not have to have GCSE Physical Education to do the BTEC National in Sport.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years