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Sport BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate at Medina College

Course description

The course covers a wide range of theoretical and practical topics in sport, giving a more in depth level of study to Level 2 courses. Each unit covers 25% of the whole course, with a lesser percentage of the overall grade coming from the exam. Students still need a good work ethic and a background in sport and science in order to be successful. Students should play sport outside of school and should be looking at going forward into a career in sport or other physically active pathways (E.g. Armed Forces, Emergency Services etc).

Course content

4 units over the 2 years, including;

• Anatomy and Physiology - assessed by a written exam (25%). • Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well Being – assessed by synoptic assessment (25%). • Professional Development in the Sports Industry – Assessed by coursework (25%). • Sports Coaching – Assessed by practical assessment and coursework (25%).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Medina College directly.

Last updated date: 05 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years