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Sport and Physical Activity Development BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Bishop Stopford's School

Course description

Exam board & Specification

Pearson BTEC Nationals in Sport 2016 QCF

Two-year full-time course which meets entry requirements in its own right for learners wanting to progress to university or other higher education in sport. Provides progression to higher education with a view to teaching, coaching, leisure centre management and sports rehabilitation.



Course content

Total 15 Units

8 Mandatory Units

  • Anatomy and Physiology (Written Exam - Set and marked by Pearson)
  • Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being (Task - Set and marked by Pearson)
  • Professional Development in the Sports Industry
  • Sports Leadership
  • Application of Fitness Testing
  • Sport Psychology
  • Research Methods in Sport
  • Development of Provision of Sport and Physical Activity (Task - Set and marked by Pearson)

7 Optional Units

• Practical Sports Performance

• Coaching for Performance

• Sport Event Organisation

• Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport

• Team Building

• Sport Massage

• Physical Education and the Care of Young People

Entry requirements

At least Grade C GCSE in English, Mathematics and Science

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Stopford's School directly.

Last updated date: 08 September 2016

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