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Sports BTEC Level 3 at South Craven School, the Technology and Engineering College

Course description

This course is an active and enjoyable way to study Sport and gain an understanding of the Sporting Industry.
The course aims to provide you with opportunities to carry out practical work and develop skills and appropriate knowledge to enable progression to both Higher Education and employment.
You will study seven units over the 2 years.
  • Unit 1: Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
  • Unit 2: The Physiology of Fitness
  • Unit 3: Assessing Risk in Sport
  • Unit 7: Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
  • Unit 11: Sports Nutrition
  • Unit 13: Leadership in Sport
  • Unit 28: The Athletes Lifestyle



You will complete a wide variety of assignments and can be assessed in a number of different ways. Those being: practical demonstrations, written booklets, video clips, verbal presentations and posters. 

Assessment for this course is based on the achievement of specified outcomes and will be internally assessed and externally verified. Each unit will be awarded a Pass, Merit or Distinction and attributed a certain number of points. The final grade will be based on the total number of points gained over the seven units. This grade will either be a Pass (equivalent to an E at A Level), a Merit (equivalent to a C), a Distinction (equivalent to an A) or a Distinction* (Equivalent to an A*).

Future opportunities

The course aims to provide you with skills and knowledge to pursue a successful career within the broad field of Sport. BTEC Sport will not only lead to employment but can open the door to University, studying Leisure and Recreation and Sports Related Degrees.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Craven School, the Technology and Engineering College directly.

Last updated date: 03 July 2015

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