Level 3 Edexcel BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science

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Summary:

The 60-credit BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma extends the specialist work-related focus of the BTECLevel 3 Certificate and covers the key knowledge and practical skills required in the appropriate vocational
sector. The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma offers greater flexibility and a choice of emphasis through the
optional units. It for those who want to progress from Level2/GCSE level and is broadly equivalent to one A Level.

Course Code: A0123 Minimum Age: 16 Course Length: One year Course Schedule: Approximately 3 days a week depending on timetabling Entry Requirements:

x4 GCSEs at grade C or above and an interest in sport or a Level 2 First Diploma in a relevant subject (complete…

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Summary:

The 60-credit BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma extends the specialist work-related focus of the BTECLevel 3 Certificate and covers the key knowledge and practical skills required in the appropriate vocational
sector. The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma offers greater flexibility and a choice of emphasis through the
optional units. It for those who want to progress from Level2/GCSE level and is broadly equivalent to one A Level.

Course Code: A0123 Minimum Age: 16 Course Length: One year Course Schedule: Approximately 3 days a week depending on timetabling Entry Requirements:

x4 GCSEs at grade C or above and an interest in sport or a Level 2 First Diploma in a relevant subject (completed to Merit standard)

Core Skills:

To complete the qualification, students will complete units to the value of 60 credits (3 mandatory units equally 30 credits, plus another 3 units selected by the course leader making up the other 30 credits).

Mandatory units include:

- Anatomy for Sport and Exercise

- Sport and Exercise Physiology

- Sport and Exercise Psychology

Additional specialist units that may be selected by the course leader could include:

- Exercise, Health and Lifestyle

- Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise

- Instructing Physical Activity and Exercise

There are currently 2 pathways offered:

- CCN pathway

- Football Development Centre (FDC)pathway - with greater emphsis focussed on football. This pathways is based at the FDC in Bowthorpe 1-2 days a week and also the main Ipswich Road campus.

There may be the opportunity to study a Level 2 vocational qualification such as the Level 2 CYQ Award in Nutrition for Healthy Living, or the Level 2 Award in Leadership through Football. Additional qualifications may be dependent on which pathway studied (FDC or CCN) and GCSE grades in Maths and English.

It is our responsibility to help you work towards achieving your grade C in GCSE English and Maths if you have not already achieved this when you enrol. We may be able to provide further GCSE support and put you forward for a GCSE resit, or working towards achieving L2 Functional Skills in English and Maths might be more appropriate.

Assessment:

All units are internally assessed in the BTEC qualifications in this specification. Each unit within the qualification has specified assessment and grading criteria which are to be used for grading purposes. A summative unit grade can be awarded at pass, merit or distinction level.

To achieve a ‘pass’ a student must have satisfied all the pass assessment criteria. For a student to achieve a ‘merit’ they must additionally have satisfied all the merit grading criteria, and for a ‘distinction’ all of the additional distinction grading criteria.

Staff will encourage all students to achieve a minimum of a Merit in order to help their progression opportunities.

Academic Progression:

Students will have the option to apply and progress onto the Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science, however progression onto the Extended Diploma is dependant on passing a progression panel in the summer where the folowing conditions must be met:

- Succcessful completion of the BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Sport and Exercsie Science to a minimum of Merit level

- GCSE grade C and/or L2 Functional Skills in English and Maths

- End of year attendance of at least 85%

- Clean disciplinary record

This top-up provides an additional 12 specialist units which makes the extended Diploma equivalent to 3 A Levels.

Should you not want to top-up to the Extended Diploma, other progression options include:

- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in the Prevention and Management of Sports Injuries

- possible higher education

Career Progression:

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Costs:

Compulsary costs:

Uniform approximately £100

Resources £20

Please contact the Advice Shop for details of costs and start dates.

Please note that although the information given is believed to be correct at the time of publication, course information, costs where applicable and attendance details may change.

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