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Sport BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate at Brimsham Green School

Course description

The course offered is a mixture of practical and theory and will give you the opportunity to complete assignments and activities based on vocational situations linked to working in a variety of sports related environments. It will give you a good feel for what it will be like to be at work in the sports industry as well as developing your communication, number, IT, time management and teamwork skills.



Year 12 & 13 (this is a two-year course only)

You will be assessed through ongoing assignments, an exam and practical coursework.

Mandatory Units                                                                   GLH (guided learning hours)

Unit 1:  Anatomy & Physiology                                                                                          120

Unit 2:  Fitness, Training and Programming for Health, Sport & Wellbeing           120

Unit 3:  Professional Development in the Sports Industry                                            60

Optional Units (This is likely to be 1 from the following)

Unit 4:  Sports Leadership                                                                                                  60

Unit 5:  Application of Fitness Testing                                                                               60

Unit 6:  Sports Psychology                                                                                                  60

Unit 7:  Practical Sports Performance                                                                               60


Future opportunities

The BTEC national award in Sport is a recognised route into higher education.

This qualification will enable you to progress to degree courses in associated areas, as well as teaching. You could, alternatively, go into employment in a sports related area, such as working in a sports or leisure centre or outdoor activity work with young people.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 19 September 2016

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    • Welcome to Cotswold Edge, a collaboration of the three sixth forms of Brimsham Green School, Chipping Sodbury School and Yate International Academy. This new post 16 collaboration will broaden the curriculum offer and excellence in teaching and learning for the young people of the area.

      Through this partnership we are able to offer a wide range of academic and vocational qualifications, enabling students to select the courses which meet their needs and interests.

      We aim to provide a safe, secure and most importantly, stimulating environment in which to study.  We offer enthusiastic, dedicated teaching through staff who are equipped to provide you, the student, with excellent tuition in your chosen subject.

      Our sixth form collaboration ensures a personalised programme of support so that all young people can achieve their very best, in an environment where aspirations are high, levels of care, support and guidance are second to none and where excellence thrives.