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Sport BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Totton College

Course description

If you’ve ever thought about being a fitness instructor, coach or personal trainer then why not do a course in sport at Totton College? You’ll learn all about the physical side of these jobs, like how the body works and how injuries happen. We’ll also show you what it means to be your own boss – so you’ve got the confidence to start your own business or apply for a job. You’ll be able to learn in our gym onsite.
~ Includes work experience ~

Course content

  • Healthy living
  • Assessing risk
  • Human body and how it works
  • Nutrition
  • Fitness testing and training
  • Sports leadership and development
  • Sports injuries


You’ll be assessed through written assignments and examinations, and practical observation.

Future opportunities

With your qualification, you can apply for jobs including:

  • leisure centre assistant
  • sports development officer
  • sports coach
  • teaching assistant
  • personal trainer
  • gym instructor

Alternatively you can take a related course at a higher level, study subjects such as PE teaching or sports management at university, or apply for an apprenticeship in a related work area.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Totton College directly.

Last updated date: 31 August 2016

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