Course: BTEC Level 3 in Sport

Department: Sport

Type: 16+

Duration: One or two years, depending on study route

The Course

This course provides an introduction to the sector for students looking to build a career in sport, in areas such as exercise and fitness, coaching and leadership, sports development and the outdoors. The course is designed to give a full understanding of the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in this industry.

Pathways

A range of pathways are available, dependent on your qualifications.

  • One-year Extended Certificate, including English and Maths
  • One-year Foundation Diploma
  • Two-year Diploma, including English and Maths
  • Two-year Extended Diploma.

What You Study

  • Sports coaching
  • Fitness testing for sport and exercise
  • Sports injuries
  • Outdoor and adventurous activities
  • Leadership in sport
  • Work experience and employability skills
  • English and Maths, as required.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 4 or C or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a relevant BTEC Level 2 qualification. A satisfactory reference is also needed.

Leia Cole

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.

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