Physical Education


BTEC SPORT

Student Quote

“I have enjoyed the course throughout and learned a lot but especially liked working with the PE department for fixtures, clubs, gaining coaching qualifications and going on residential trips”. Ebenezer Samuel

“BTEC Sport give it a thought!” “Robbie Rowlett

Exam Board

  • EDEXCEL

Entry Requirements

  • A grade or B in GCSE English, A grade or B in GCSE PE and a Grade C in GCSE Mathematics

Module/Units

The PE Department select the optional units to be completed over the 2 year course.
Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness)
The Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness) is a 120-credit and 720-guided-learning-hour (GLH) qualification that consists of eight mandatory units plus optional units that provide for a combined total of 120 credits (where at least 90 credits must be at Level 3 or above).
Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness) (QCF)

Unit Mandatory units – eight units must be taken from: Credit Level

1 Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
2 The Physiology of Fitness
3 Assessing Risk in Sport
4 Fitness Training and Programming
5 Sports Coaching
6 Sports Development
7 Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
8 Practical Team Sports
9 Practical Individual Sports

Unit Optional units

8 Practical Team Sports
9 Practical Individual Sports
10 Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
11 Sports Nutrition
12 Current Issues in Sport
13 Leadership in Sport
14 Exercise, Health and Lifestyle
15 Instructing Physical Activity and Exercise
17 Psychology for Sports Performance
18 Sports Injuries
21 Sport and Exercise Massage
22 Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport
23 Organising Sports Events
24 Physical Education and the Care of Children and Young People
25 Sport as a Business
26 Work Experience in Sport
39 Sports Facilities and Operational Management
40 Sports Legacy Development
41 Profiling Sports Performance
42 Research Investigation in Sport and Exercise Sciences
43 Laboratory and Experimental Methods in Sport and Exercise Sciences

Assessment

  • 2 years on going throughout.
  • 12 units over 2 years equal a double award which is the equivalent to 2 A levels.
  • 18 units over 2 years is the treble award and the equivalent to 3 A Levels

Progression routes from this course

University, apprenticeships, future job opportunities include, fitness instructor, physiotherapy, personal trainer, sports development, sports coaching and many more.