This course is an excellent introduction to the sport and recreation industry, allowing students to gain practical experience and take part in a range of activities and enrichment opportunities.
The qualification prepares students for employment and is suitable for anyone wanting to launch a career in sport. One of the most popular aspects of the course is that students have the chance to participate in sports such as football, rugby, hockey and kayaking.
- Anatomy and physiology
- Practical sports performance
- Injury in sport
- Health and lifestyle
- Work experience and employability skills
- English and Maths, as required.
One year full-time, normally in college three days a week.
Students can progress to our Level 3 Sport course at Riseholme College.
Work as a sports coach, personal trainer, sport development worker, youth sport co-ordinator and many more. You could also work in the sport retail sector.
Application is through the online form, by calling 01522 304600 or by the Common Application Process.
Four GCSEs at grade 3 or D or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a related Level 1 qualification. A satisfactory reference is also needed.
BTEC Level 3 in Sport
With our new Sport course having just launched, find out what Leia, a student at our partner College - Bishop Burton, thinks of the course.
Leia is passionate about sport and has been actively involved as a player, coach and volunteer throughout her time at the College.
She has captained the College netball academy team, represented Great Britain Colleges in netball and has also volunteered in rugby league, winning the RFL Young Volunteer Award.
In 2016, Leia was crowned ‘Sports Personality of the Year’ at the annual Bishop Burton College Sports Awards.
“You get all the support you need here,” said Leia. “The sports facilities are all excellent, as are the coaches. I definitely want to work
in the sporting industry now.
“Winning Sports Personality of the Year was a really big surprise. We’d had a good year as a team but there was so much competition. I was really pleased with it."