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BTEC National Certificate Sport- Level 3 at Feltham Community College (School)

Course description

The qualification will enable you to develop the essential skills and knowledge for starting a career in the sports sector, with a specific focus on sports development, coaching and fitness. The qualification will give you insight into the various different occupational routes you can take within the sector, plus help you progress in existing employment, or move on to further study. The course can be adapted to fit your abilities and career aspirations: it consists of two compulsory core units plus your choice of five specialist units (which will total 720 guided learning hours). the structure of the course lets you focus on the areas you are most interested in, such as sport and exercise massage, rules, regulations and officiating in sport or exercise, health and lifestyle. Please note that the units studied may vary to meet local or learner needs.

Entry requirements

A broad education including for example: BTEC First in Sport/GCSE PE and 5 GCSE's graded C or above including English and Maths

Future opportunities

You can also progress into employment with a wide variety of prospective careers for example: Health and Fitness Instructor, Sports Therapist or Sports Development OfficerThe BTEC National Certificate in Sport (Development and Coaching, Fitness) has the equivalence of two GCE A levels, and it is possible for you to progress further into higher education, as successful BTEC National qualifications give UCAS points for university applications..

Further information

Ask your Connexions Advisor or your local school or college.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Feltham Community College (School) directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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