Sport: BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Sport Performance & Excellence (Block E) at The Folkestone Academy
While the National Extended Certificate is the equivalent of one A level, the National Diploma is the equivalent of two. In addition to the four units covered as part of the National Extended Certificate, you will cover a further six units.
This course comprises ten units, nine of which are mandatory and two of which are assessed externally.
Unit 1 (M) - Anatomy & physiology
Unit 2 (M) - Fitness training and programming for health, sport and well-being
Unit 3 (M) - Professional development in the sports industry
Uni 7 - Practical sports performance
Unit 5 - Application of fitness testing
Unit 8 - Coaching for performance
Unit 22 (M) - Investigation business in sport and active leisure
Unit 23 (M) - Skill acquisition in sport
Unit 4 (M) - Sports leadership
GCSE at Grade 5+ or BTEC/NCFE at Merit+ in a sport- related discipline, as well as 4+ in GCSE Core Science and 4+ in GCSE English. Candidates without a Level 2 qualification in a sport-related discipline will be considered through interview.
Unit 1 - Written examination (1h 30m) externally assessed (18%)
Unit 2 - Assignment - set and assessed externally (16.5%)
Unit 3 - Assignment - set and assessed internally (8.5%)
Unit 7 - Assignment - set and assessed internally (8.5%)
Unit 5 - Assignment - set and assessed internally (8.5%)
Unit 8 - Assignment - set and assessed internally (8.5%)
Unit 22 - Assignment - set and assessed internally (12.5%)
Unit 23 - Assignment - set and assessed internally (12.5%)
Unit 4 - Assignment - set and assessed internally (8.5%)
As with the National Extended Certificate, this course provides excellent progression routes into HE or employment.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask the school careers staff or Head of Sixth Form or take a look at the website identified above.
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.