BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Sport at Altrincham College
This 9 unit course extends and deepens the specialist work-reklated focus from GCSE PE. Ther is potential for the qualification to prepare students directly for employment and it is suitable for those who wish to enter a particular specialist are of work or university.
6 Mandatory Units : Anatomy & Pysiology, Fitness Training & Programming for Health, Sport and Well-Being, Professional Development in the Sports Industry, Sports Leadership, Investigating Business in Sport and the Active Leisure Industry, Skills Acquisition in Sport.
Optional Units : Practical Sports Performance, Coaching for Performance, Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport.
Five or more A* - C gardes at GCSE including English Language and Maths.
BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Sport at Merit Level, GCSE PE Grade B minimum
The course is both theoretical and practical. Assessment is through exams, written work, observation, laboratory reports, practical performance and presentations.
The course is equivalent to 2 A Levels
This course leads to a number of employment oportunities and university courses including Teaching, Sports Coaching, Sports Rehabilitation, Sports Centre MAnagement, Sport Development, Fitness and Training Specialist, Armed Forces.
Students must be self-motivated, hard-working, committed and have excellent attendance.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Altrincham College directly.