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BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport at Holmer Green Senior School

Course description

The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport is designed to develop the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills essential within the sports industry. The course incorporates a variety of both practical and theory teaching methods to enhance your learning and understanding.

Course content

Year 1

- Unit 1: Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport (5 credits)
- Unit 2: The Physiology of Fitness (5 credits)
- Unit 3: Assessing Risk in Sport (10 credits)
- Unit 17: Psychology for Sports Performance (10 credits)

Year 2

- Unit 8: Practical Team Sports (10 credits) OR
- Unit 9: Practical Individual Sports (10 credits)
- Unit 7: Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise (10 credits)
- Unit 11: Sports Nutrition (10 credits)



The style of assessment is a real strength of the course, being 100% coursework, allowing students to achieve their full potential. There are a diverse range of assessment methods used including;
-Written assignments
-Group work
-Laboratory reports
-Practical tests

Grades are awarded on a Pass, Merit or Distinction basis, equivalent to an E, C and A at A level, respectively. This course is for two years and equivalent to one A level, with a distinction grade achieving a maximum 120 UCAS points.

Future opportunities

Potential careers: This course prepares students for working in the sports industry, such as sports coaching, teaching, sports therapy, sports development, fitness instructing or the leisure industry, as well as providing a natural progression to sports degrees at university.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Holmer Green Senior School directly.

Last updated date: 30 April 2015
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