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Sport (BTEC Single Award) Level 3 at Trinity School

Course description

BTEC Nationals in Sport use a combination of assessment styles to give students confidence that they can apply their knowledge to succeed in the workplace and have the study skills to continue learning throughout their career. This wider range of vocational assessments – both practical and written – mean students can showcase their learning and achievements to best effect when they take their next step, whether that’s supporting applications to higher education courses or entering the world of work.

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at good grades and/or BTEC qualification(s) at Level 2

Achievement in English and Mathematics through GCSE or Functional Skills.


Year 1 (Year 12) - Anatomy and Physiology Written Exam – Set and marked by the exam board. Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being – Task– Set and marked by the exam board.


Year 2 (Year 13) - Professional Development in the Sports Industry – set and marked internally. Plus one optional unit from Sports Leadership – set and marked internally.

Application of Fitness Testing – set and marked internally. Sports Psychology – set and marked internally. Practical Sports Performance – set and marked internally.

Future opportunities

The qualification carries UCAS points and is recognised by higher education providers as contributing to meeting admission requirements for many courses if taken alongside other qualifications as part of a two-year programme of study. It combines well with a large number of subjects and supports entry to higher education courses in a very wide range of disciplines (depending on the subjects taken alongside). For learners who wish to study an aspect of sport in higher education, opportunities include:

Physical Education, Sports Studies, Sports Science, Coaching, Strength and Conditioning etc.

Learners can also progress into the world of employment and apprenticeships.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 November 2016
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