Sport - BTEC
Why choose BTEC Sport?
BTEC studies are a range of courses that offer learners the opportunity to work in a vocational context, allowing areas of study to be viewed in a work based environment'. If you have chosen to pursue a BTEC in Sport then you are a learner who enjoys hands-on, practical work with plenty of real life situations to get stuck into. If you have never studied a BTEC before, don't worry as everything will be explained in lessons.
What will I study and learn?
BTEC Sport Within your BTEC course you will study a variety of Units and these will be looked at over the course of over one full term (depending on the length and depth of the unit). Internally assessed units will be broken down into a series of manageable and imaginative tasks, that will allow you to express yourself throughout the programme, giving you the maximum chance of success.
Units Covered (Exam Assessment)
- Unit 1 - Anatomy and Physiology
- Unit 2 - Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being Additional Coursework Units (Single and Double Option)
- Unit 3 - Professional Development in the Sports Industry
- Unit 4 - Sports Leadership Additional Coursework Units (Double Option Only)
- Unit 7 - Practical Sports Performance
- Unit 8 - Coaching for Performance
- Unit 6 - Sports Psychology
- Unit 28 - Sports Performance Analysis
- Unit 14 - Exercise and Circuit-based Physical Activity
How is the course assessed?
Assessment is specifically designed to fit the purpose and objective of the qualification. It includes a range of assessment types and styles suited to vocational qualifications in the sector. There are three main forms of assessment that you need to be aware of: external, internal and synoptic.
- Level: BTEC
- BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Sport (single option)
- BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Sports Performance and Coaching (double option)
- Subject Leader: Mr N O'Hare
- Course Leader: Mr N O'Hare
- Entry Requirements: 5 GCSE grades A*-C (to include English, Mathematics and Science) Assessed continuously by Units and examinations
“Sport is my life and I really enjoy how much of this course is practical.”
SIXTH FORM COURSES
A LEVELART AND DESIGN
ART AND DESIGN (FINE ART)
ART AND DESIGN (PHOTOGRAPHY)
SPORT (MIXED MARTIAL ARTS)
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