Specification/Examination Board: Edexcel
The BTEC Level 2 First Award in Sport offers students an opportunity to study sport in the context of the exercise and fitness industry.
It is a practical course including a variety of sport-related modules. The course is equivalent to one GCSE and prepares students for employment in the sports sector or progression onto higher level courses. The pupil must undertake the recommended guidance hours and will complete set tasks throughout the year. The marking criteria includes a Level 1 or Level 2 pass, merit or distinction.
Summary of subject content
The course is made up of four units. These cover a wide variety of subjects and are subdivided into core and optional units. Examples are outlined below.
Please note: Due to the practical nature of Unit 2, pupils are advised to play at least one sport up to a competitive level.