Sport - Level 3 Diploma (Edexcel)

B&FC

Qualification Obtained: BTEC Diploma in Sport (QCF)

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to equip you with the knowledge, skills and expertise in order to build a career within the fitness, leisure and sports industry. The course is for those wishing to study the coaching, sports development and fitness aspects. You will be able to analyse the health and fitness, design exercise programmes, analyse human movement, treat and prevent sports injuries, develop your knowledge of individual and team sports and organise sports events.

 You will study the following units:

First Year Units- Subsidiary Diploma (1 A Level)

  • Principles of Anatomy & Physiology in Sport
  • Physiology of Fitness
  • Leadership in Sport
  • Fitness Testing for sports and exercise
  • Exercise, Health & Lifestyle 
  • Assessing Risk in Sport
  • Practical Team Sports  

After your first year, you will progress into year 2 to complete the full BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport, equivalent to 2 A Levels. To gain entry to the second year you will need minimum 90% attendance and to meet your target grade (TG).  Your target grade is set from your GCSE results. Your tutor will tell you more about this in induction.

Second Year Units:  Diploma in Sport (120 credits – 2 A levels)

  • Fitness Training and programming
  • Sports Coaching
  • Practical Individual Sports
  • Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport
  • Sports Development
  • Organising Sports Events

Also in the second year we concentrate on getting you ready for other customer focus typed work. We include a qualification in either Coaching (Higher Sports Leaders Award) or a Gym Instructors Qualification (YMCA L2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing). Volunteering is also a key way into employment in sport and will also enhance your job prospects generally.

 

Course Entry Requirements

5 GCSE’s at C or above including either English OR mathematics. Alternatively, you may have achieved a suitable Level 2 Qualification at merit level and possess a C or above in GCSE English or maths.

Study Options

Course Code: TS1FE20
Start Date: 05/09/2016
End Date: 22/06/2018

Duration: 2 Years
Location of Study: Bispham Campus

Course Code: TS1FE20
Start Date: 05/09/2016
End Date: 23/06/2017

Duration: 1 Year
Location of Study: Bispham Campus

Career Options and Progression

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

Expert Tutors

Tuition Fees

Terms and Conditions

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Course enquiries: 01253 504 343
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Ashfield Road
Bispham
Blackpool
FY2 0HB

 

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