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Football Academy: Sport BTEC Level 2/3 at Sandwich Technology School

Course description

This programme is equivalent to 3 A levels and provides direct accessto university. Aimed at students interested in football and pursuing a career in teaching, coaching and sport science, etc. This course addresses both theoretical and practical aspects of the sport sciences and demands a good level of autonomy in learning.
ItIt is possible to take this course at Level 2 (the equivalent of 4 good GCSEs) in year 12 and then Level 3 in years 13 and 14


Course content

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Sports Coaching
  • Fitness Testing for Sportand Exercise
  • Fitness training
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Psychology for Sports Performance
  • Talent Identification



Entry requirements

You are also expected to have a keen interest and desire to pursue a career in sport, active health or fitness.
Level 3 students are expected to have completed up to five GCSEs at grade 4 or above with English and
Mathematics both at a minimum of grade 3, or to have already passed the Level 2 Diploma at the Football Academy.
Level 2 students are expected to have completed up to five GCSEs, including English and Mathematics


Assessment is by a combination of coursework, integrated
assignments, external exams and practical assessments

Future opportunities

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport

Further information


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.

Last updated date: 15 January 2019
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year