Sport - BTEC Level 3 Diploma (Development, Coaching and Fitness) at Coppice Performing Arts School
This Diploma provides you with an understanding of the essential skills needed when looking to build a career within the sports sector. You will study 12 different modules within the course. The qualification will give you insight into the various occupational routes you can take within the sports sector and help you move onto further study.
Edexcel: 3 Core Units they have to follow:
Edexcel: 3 Core Units:
- Principles of Anatomy
- The Physiology of Fitness
- Assessing Risk in Sport
- Fitness Training and Programming
- Sports Coaching
- Sports Development
- Fitness training for Sport & Exercise
- Practical Team Sports *
- Practical Individual Sports *
*only one of these units can be studied
Students must then take five specialist units from the list below. The units will be selected depending on the students taking the Award.
- Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
- Leadership in Sport
- Psychology for Sports Performance
- Organising Sports Events
- Physical Education and the Care of Children and Young People
The minimum entry requirement for Level 3 study is 5 GCSEs A*-C including English and Mathematics; these should be in at least 4 different subjects. You will receive guidance about which pathway will be most suited to your needs which will be based on your anticipated GCSE Point Score. If you have a higher Point Score you will be encouraged to take a more academic route and if your Point Score is lower you may wish to choose a more vocational pathway. However, these options will be discussed in your admission interview.
Specific entry requirements:
Ideally BTEC in Sport at Merit or higher/A*-C in GCSE PE. Students who have completed any Btec course should have at last Merit.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Coppice Performing Arts School directly.