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BTEC National Subsidiary Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness) at King Alfred's Academy

Course description

The course is made up of 7 units (60 credits) and is equivalent to 1 A Level. This course is designed to be studied alongside other level 3 qualifications e.g. AS subjects or other Subsidiary Diplomas, e.g. in Business, Dance, Science, Health & Social Care or Hospitality.

Mandatory Units

  • Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
  • The Physiology of Fitness
  • Assessing Risk in Sport

    Specialist Units

  • Sports Coaching
  • Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
  • Sports Development
  • Fitness Training and Programming

  • Entry requirements

    Typically students need at the very least 5 or more GCSE’s at grade C or above to be successful on an Advanced Course. There are more than 30 subjects to choose from though some may require more than a C grade.

    Students wishing to study this subject will need to achieve a minimum of 5 A*-C GCSE qualifications including BTEC’s.Students joining this course should have a desire to eventually enter employment in a related sport/leisure field.

    How to apply

    If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King Alfred's Academy directly.

    Last updated date: 04 September 2014
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    Key information

    • Start date: Next September
    • Duration: 2 years