BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport (Performance & Excellence)

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This one year / one A Level equivalent qualification will develop the knowledge and awareness in the use of science within sport to enhance future performance. Following successful completion of this course students can progress onto the L3 Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences the following year.

This course can be studied alongside one of the many Sports Clubs that are on offer.

This course is a specialist work-related course. It will equip students with the knowledge, understanding and practical skills required for employment in coaching, teaching, instructing, sports therapy, sports development, operations and recreation or for working in education.

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This one year / one A Level equivalent qualification will develop the knowledge and awareness in the use of science within sport to enhance future performance. Following successful completion of this course students can progress onto the L3 Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences the following year.

This course can be studied alongside one of the many Sports Clubs that are on offer.

This course is a specialist work-related course. It will equip students with the knowledge, understanding and practical skills required for employment in coaching, teaching, instructing, sports therapy, sports development, operations and recreation or for working in education.

If students wish to do this course they will choose a pathway to go with it. This will be from:
* Sports Therapy
* Sports Coaching
* Fitness

Each pathway will include additional qualifications to give the students the best opportunities for future development.

Course content

This course consists of SEVEN units and is suitable for students who have a keen interest in sports performance. Students need to be of a good sporting standard already in order to be considered suitable to undertake this programme. The qualification is directly aimed at sports performers across all sports, deliberately targeting performers with a solid academic profile.

  • Anatomy for Sport
  • Physiology of Fitness
  • Assessing Risks in Sport
  • Fitness Testing
  • Fitness Training & Programming
  • Exercise Health & Lifestyle
  • Practical Team Sport
  • Sports Nutrition

Entry Requirements

A minimum of four GCSEs at grade C or above including English OR Mathematics (or equivalent), or BTEC Level 2 Diploma with Merit grade in sport, or other Level 2 sport qualifications. Students wishing to study this course should have an interest in sport and coaching.

Delivery & Assessment methods

There will be a range of methods used to assess understanding and knowledge. These methods will include: * Written reports * Presentations * Practical assessment & analysis * Posters * Group work

Progression

You can progress from this course on to a L3 Diploma in Sport (Performance & Excellence). This one year top up course will enable you to achieve the equivalent of TWO A levels. Higher education or employment in the sports industry. Many learners go on to apply to university to study a sports degree. Some then continue on to a teacher training course following on from that. Other learners go into employment as* sports coaches, fitness instructors, sports therapists. (* NB additional qualifications will be needed for these jobs).

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