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Sports Science BTEC Level 3 at Wanstead High School

Course description

1 Anatomy and Physiology
2 Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being
3 Professional Development in the Sports Industry
4 Sports Leadership
6 Sports Psychology
7 Practical Sports Performance
8 Coaching for Performance
9 Research Methods in Sports
13 Instructing Gym-based Exercise
14 Exercise and Circuit-based Physical Activity
17 Sports Injury Management
25 Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sports
26 Technical and Tactical Demands of Sport
27 The Athlete’s Lifestyle
28 Sports Performance Analysis

The mandatory synoptic units require learners to apply learning from across the qualification to the completion of defined vocational tasks. For Unit 2: Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being, learners interpret lifestyle factors and health screening data to develop and justify a fitness training programme and nutritional advice for a client. Learners interpret the data using knowledge and understanding from their studies of the sector and apply both transferable and specialist knowledge and skills.

Entry requirements

Grade B in full course PE and/or evidence of commitment to sport


10 units of which 9 are mandatory and 2 units are externally examined

Future opportunities

Students completing this qualification can go on to a wide variety of career paths that lead to: PE teaching, sports and leisure management, sports nutrition, sports psychology, sports massage, physiotherapy, sports science, sports coaching, sports development, nursing, midwifery, outdoor and adventurous management/coaching

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 31 March 2017
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