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BTEC Sport at The Beaconsfield School

Course description

The BTEC National Award in Sport provides you with an understanding of the essential skills needed when lookingto build a career in the sports sector. You will gain an understanding in topics such as anatomy & physiology whichcover the structure, function and how the body responds to exercise on the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular,respiratory and energy systems. Other areas covered are fitness testing, analysing performances in team andindividual sports, coaching and we look deep into the psychology of sports performance.

The qualification will give you insight into the various different occupational routes you can take within the sector.It gives students the opportunities to achieve a nationally recognised Level 3 giving full-time learners the opportunity to enter employment in the sporting sector or to progress onto higher education.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE’s at A*- C grade including English and Maths . In addition you will have a commitment to extra-curricularactivities.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 28 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years