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The Level 3 BTEC in Sport is an innovative and vocational based course aimed at students with a real interest in the sports sector and what it has to offer. There is a large practical element and students are required to apply the content to a variety of sporting contexts such as a fitness trainer and sports coach. The course builds on students’ knowledge from the Level 2 BTEC in Sport and GCSE Physical Education courses offered in Years 10 and 11.

We offer 2 courses at St. Crispin’s:

  1. Subsidiary Diploma in Sport – This is equivalent to 1 A Levels’
  2. Diploma in Sport – This is equivalent to 2 A Levels’

Entry requirements

GCSE PE at grade C or above or BTEC in Sport (Level 2) at merit or above.

 

Course Content

Across the 2 courses the following units will be covered:

Subsidiary Diploma Diploma
Year 1 Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport

The Physiology of Fitness

Assessing Risk in Sport

Fitness Testing for Sports and Exercise.

 

Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport

The Physiology of Fitness

Assessing Risk in Sport

Fitness Testing for Sports and Exercise.

Psychology of Sport

The Athletes Lifestyle

Technical and Tactical Skills in Sport

 

Year 2 Fitness Training and Programming

Sports Nutrition

Sports Coaching

Fitness Training and Programming

Sports Nutrition

Sports Coaching

Rules Regulations and Officials in Sport

Analysis of Sports Performance

Sports Injuries

Students who decide to follow the Diploma pathway will need to put BTEC in Sport in 2 option blocks.

Future Opportunities
Both courses provide an excellent foundation for students who wish to study a sports related course at university, such as Sport Sciences, or seek employment within the leisure industry. The diverse nature of the courses give students a broad and balanced experience that will prepare them well for a Sports career pathway.