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Sport - BTEC Level 3 at Pool Hayes Arts and Community School

Course description

Brief Course Content

Subsidiary Diploma - Equivalent to 1 A Level

The course is entirely coursework based.  Over two years students will study seven units some of which include Anatomy and Physiology, Psychology, Fitness Testing and Current Issues in Sport.

There will be a practical elements within the course, with units based arond playing, coaching, leadership and fitness aspects being covered.  Five lessons per week, coursework based.  Ideal for pupils wishing to follow on from a Level 2 BTEC Course in Sport.

Diploma - Equivalent to 2 A Levels

The course in entirely coursework based.  Over the two years, students will study thirteen units, some of which include Sports Nutrition, Sports Injuries, Work Experience in a sports environment and Fitness Testing as well as units also covered in the Subsidiary Diploma.  There will be a practical element of the course.  Students will have ten lessons per week.  The course is ideal for students wishing to follow on from a Level 2 BTEC course in Sport.


The course leads well into public services, physiotherapy teaching and sports sciences at University.  It is an excellent course for those looking to gain "on the job" training as a means of following a career in the leisure/sports industries.

Entry requirements

By Negotiation

BTEC Level 2 at Merit or higher or GCSE PE Grade C or above plus four other suitable Grade C or above at GCSE.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Pool Hayes Arts and Community School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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