We now offer an alternate to A Level P.E. in the BTEC National Diploma and Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma
in Sports Coaching and Development
This is an applied general
qualification which is equivalent in size to two A levels. It has been designed
as part of a two year programme and ideal for the student who wishes to pursue
a course that specialises in sport, coaching, health and fitness and is able to
be combined with one other A Level.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended
Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development
We also offer the Extended Diploma,
which is equivalent in size to three A Levels. It is a two year, full time
course, again it is ideal for the student who wishes to pursue a course that
specialises in sport, coaching, health, sport management and business, fitness
testing and for a student who wants to progress to a higher education course in
sport before entering employment.
Why study BTEC Sport?
If you are a student who has a keen
interest in sport and has career aspirations in sport (coaching, teaching,
conditioning etc.) and the health and leisure industry. This course not only
serves as a route into full time employment within sports related fields, it
also a proven progression route to Higher Education with 95% of universities
and colleges in the UK accepting BTEC's.
What does the course involve?
The course involves a mixture of theory
and practical and is has been developed to provide you with the opportunity to
gain detailed academic knowledge and understanding of Sport and the related
areas of exercise, science and performance. Students will develop their
understanding of all areas of Sport, including investigating how the body
responds to exercise, exploring the techniques used to analyse sports
performers and examining the importance of a healthy balanced lifestyle and
diet, developing coaching techniques.
For further information on course
content please click: BTEC Sports Coaching and Development
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