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Sport BTEC Level 3 at Tor Bridge High

Course description

This course will provide a sound foundation for those students interested in a career in the sports and leisure industry and those students who are interested in a career in teaching physical education and who wish to go onto higher education.

Course content

There are a range of units that you will cover, all of which are designed to give you an insight into how the body responds to training, both physical and psychological aspects of sport, in depth investigation of the body systems and development of physical training plans both preparation and practical application.

The units that you will cover include:
Anatomy and physiology
Fitness training and programming for health, sport and well-being
Professional development in the sports industry
Sports psychology

Entry requirements

A keen interest in sport and the world of sport (performance, media, culture, development etc). Organisational skills in order to meet stringent assignment deadlines over the duration of two years. It is also an advantage to have participated in organised sports.

Our expectations are that students applying to study this Level 3 course for two years will have achieved a good GCSE grade. A grade B or above in this subject (or an equivalent Level 2 qualification) is desirable.

We welcome applications from enthusiastic students with a commitment to study. All students will be considered on individual merit. Our expectations are that students applying to study this course should have the following GCSE qualifications:

GCSE Physical Education (Grade B or above)
BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Sport or
Diploma in Sport (at Merit or Distinction level)
GCSE Science (Grade ā€˜Cā€™ or above)
GCSE English (Grade ā€˜5ā€™ or above)

Prospective candidates who did not undertake GCSE PE must have a grade B or above in science and have an understanding that additional reading may well be
necessary to keep pace with the course content.


You will be assessed through coursework and practical tasks, consisting of internal and external assessment. You will be required to complete group work, written assignments, presentations and externally set assessments.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tor Bridge High directly.

Last updated date: 17 January 2018

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