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Sport Level 3 BTEC (Triple Award)

Examination Board: Edexcel/Pearson

The Edexcel Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport consists of a total of 1080 guided learning hours. This qualification is broadly equivalent to three A- Levels.

This specialist work-related qualification is an excellent choice for those aspiring to a career in sport and the health and leisure industry. The broad study base available provides a variety of experiences and the opportunity to acquire knowledge across a diverse range of areas. The course not only serves a route into employment within sports related fields, it is also a proven progression route into further and higher education – BTEC Nationals earn UCAS points. This course, through its delivery, will facilitate the development of academic skills, research, evaluation and analysis, practical skills, leadership, teamwork, organisational skills, problem solving and a work placement in the sport or leisure industry.

UnitUnit TitleAssessmentGuided Learning Hours
1Anatomy and Physiology in SportExternal120
2Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-beingExternal120
3Professional Development in the Sports IndustryInternal60
4Sports LeadershipInternal60
5Application of Fitness TestingInternal60
7Practical Sports PerformanceInternal60
8Coaching for PerformanceInternal60
9Research Methods in SportInternal60
10Sports Event OrganisationInternal60
18Work Experience in Active LeisureInternal60
19Development and Provision of Sport and Physical     ActivityExternal120
22Investigating Business in Sport and the Active Leisure IndustryExternal90
23Skill Acquisition in SportInternal90
30Exercise, Health and LifestyleInternal60

Entry requirements for BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport

· Pupils meeting the criteria to return for Sixth Form will be accepted on this course

· GCSE PE – C* in GCSE PE full course or a Merit in BTEC Level 2

· ICT, Media, English and Science at GCSE level are desirable but not essential

** You may select to study BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate (Single Award), Diploma (Double Award) or Extended Diploma (Triple Award) **

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