Level 3 BTEC Sport

What will be studied?

This course follows the Vocational ethos of the BTEC qualification with the learner completing 720 guided learning hours over the 2 year course. Students will be required to look at many facets of Sports Performance and Coaching with assessment taking the form of an online examination, a pre-released scenario based exam paper and coursework assignments to meet the requirements needed in the workplace.

Course Outline

Unit 1 –A&P (1 hour and 30 minute online paper). Learners explore the skeletal, muscular and respiratory Systems Function and fundamentals of the energy System

Unit 2 –Fitness Training and Programming (Externally Assessed 2 Hour written paper). Learner Explore Client Screening and Lifestyle assessment, fitness training methods and programming to support in a client’s health & well being

Unit 3 –  Professional Development in the Sports Industry Learners explore the knowledge and skills required for different career pathways in the sports industry. Learners will take part in, and reflect on, a personal skills audit, career action plan and practical interview assessment activities (3 Coursework Assignments)

Unit 4 – Sports Leadership Learners study what makes a good leader, the different capacities of the role, and the leadership skills and techniques necessary when leading activities in different roles (3 Coursework Assignments)

Additional Units will be Covered in Year 2 of the Course.

How will I be assessed?

BTEC Sport Level 3 is continually assessed throughout the 2 year course. Assessment decisions take the form of an online examination, a pre-released scenario based exam paper at the end of year 1 and 6 Units of work where coursework assignments are designed to meet the requirements needed in the workplace.

What next?

This course will provide a good background for further vocational courses, people wishing to access the leisure industry, coaching and Sports Development as well as those interested in going to university to study Sports Science, PE or Physiotherapy.

Further Information:

If you need any further information about studying BTEC SPORT LEVEL 3, please contact Mr Pickard epickard@bluecoat.uk.com

Contact Us

Sixth Form – Aspley Lane Campus
Bluecoat Academy
Aspley Lane
E-mail: BAAsixthform@bluecoat.uk.com
Tel: 0115 900 7215

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