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BTEC Sport Level 3 (Double) at All Saints' Academy

Course description

The content of this qualification has been developed in consultation with  academics to ensure that it supports progression to higher education. In addition, employers and professional bodies have been involved and consulted, in order to confirm that the content is also appropriate and consistent with current practice for
students choosing to enter employment directly in the sport sector.
The following mandatory units must be taken:
• Anatomy and Physiology
• Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Wellbeing
• Professional Development in the Sport Industry.
• *Sports Leadership (*Diploma option)
In addition, students choose optional units from a range that has been designed to support choices in progression to sport courses in HE. They cover content areas such as:
• Application of fitness testing
• Sport psychology
• Practical sports performance
• Sports leadership.
• *Sports Event Organisation (*Diploma option)
• *Coaching for Sports Performance (*Diploma option)

Course content

Double option block (one and half A-Levels)
• Assignment based
• Practical units, coaching others, work
• Local primary schools

Entry requirements

Minimum of B grade GCSE or Merit at BTEC Level 2 and ideally 5s in Maths, English, Science.


Assignment based ongoing over the 2 years.

Various methods of assessment such as practical, written work, presentations and witness statements.


Future opportunities

Degree level study – Sports Coaching; Sport Education; Physiotherapy.

Careers in the sports industry – teaching; coaching; leisure centre management; sport development.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact All Saints' Academy directly.

Last updated date: 24 October 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years