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Sport

Why study Sport?

The new BTEC Nationals have been developed in collaboration with employees and reps from Higher Education and relevant professional bodies. It ensures the content is up to date and that it includes the knowledge, understanding, skills and attributes required in the sector. BTEC Nationals have always required applied learning that brings together knowledge and understanding with practical and technical skills.

There are three main forms of assessment, external, internal and synoptic.

Where can it take you?

The BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Sport will you a solid foundation in the sector, enabling them to develop essential skills required for gaining employment, securing career progression, or progressing to further qualifications and training required to achieve their goals.
 

Entry requirements

The entry qualification for this course is 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above.

Courses assessment

Qualification structure

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Sport

Mandatory units

There are three mandatory units, two internal and one external. Learners must complete and achieve at pass grade or above for all these units.

Optional units

Learners must complete one optional unit.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Sport

Unit number

 Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate of Sport

Unit Title

GLH

  Type

How assessed

ts

 

Mandatory units — learners complete and achieve all unitsts

1

Anatomy and Physiology

120

Mandatory

External

2

Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being

120

Mandatory Synoptic

External

3

Professional Development in the Sports Industry

60

Mandatory

Internal

 

Optional units — learners complete 1 unit                                       

4

Sports Leadership

60

Optional

Internal

5

Application of Fitness Testing

60

Optional

Internal

6

Sports Psychology

60

Optional

Internal

7

Practical Sports Performance

60

Optional

Internal

Exam Board

EDEXCEL

Teacher's Tip

“The BTEC Sport course at Mary Hare has a proven track record in ensuring success and achievement. It uses a wide range of assessment tools to get the best from you. It’s not all about writing essays…..”