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Sport BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Adeyfield School

Course description

National Diplomas have been designed to provide a vocational education both for training leading to employment and for further and higher education. The BTEC Extended Diploma is the equivalent of 3 A Levels. The course is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge, understanding and practical skills required for success in current and future employment in the sport and recreation industries, or for entry to a Higher National or undergraduate degree.

Course content

The breakdown of the course may look like this but is subject to change:

  • Principles of anatomy and physiology in sport
  • Fitness testing for sport & exercise
  • Psychology in sport
  • The physiology of fitness
  • Fitness training and programming
  • Leadership in sport
  • Exercise, health & lifestyle
  • Sports nutrition
  • Assessing risk in sport
  • Instructing physical activity
  • Sports coaching
  • Sports development
  • Sports facilities and management
  • Practical team sports
  • Rules, regulations & officiating
  • Sports injuries
  • Work experience
  • Organising sports events
  • Outdoor adventure


Units are internally assessed and externally verified. Evidence takes the form of a portfolio of evidence

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Adeyfield School directly.

Last updated date: 31 August 2016
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