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BTEC Extended Certificate, Diploma or Extended Diploma

Sport

What is BTEC Sport?

By its very nature, this course is ‘hands on’ in its approach and will provide you with a solid understanding in theory, before training you in the practical elements of working in the industry.

What Will You Study?

This course has been designed to prepare you for the workforce and is complimented by a range of practical/ vocationally oriented sessions. Your assessments will vary from unit to unit, but they are all internally assessed via coursework. You will gain an in-depth theoretical understanding of Anatomy & Physiology and study more practical units such as Sports Coaching and Leadership which are assessed through your ability to plan and lead coaching sessions.

You will also study Sports Massage, which, together with the Sports Injuries unit, is fantastic for progression into careers such as Sports Therapy or rehab.

What Next?

Students who have completed the BTEC Sport course have gone to university to study degrees in Teaching, Sports Science, Coaching, Physiotherapy and Leisure Management, to name just a few. If you decide not to go to university, the BTEC course provides employment routes into a number of areas such as the Armed Forces, Police, Sport and Leisure Industry and other health fields.

Exam Board:

Edexcel

Entry Requirements:

At least five 4s at GCSE, including at least a 4 in English Language or Maths.

Course Type:

BTEC Extended Certificate, Diploma, or Extended Diploma.

What other subjects go well with this subject?

Biology, Chemistry, Psychology and Business Studies.

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