BTEC Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness) (Extended Diploma) Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Sport, Travel & Public Services

Level

Level
3

Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Full Time

Location

Location
Crosskeys Campus

Start Date

Start Date
01 September 2020

Duration

Duration
1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C or above to include either Maths or English/Welsh 1st Language; or an appropriate Level 2 Diploma qualification at Merit grade and either GCSE grade C or above in Maths or English/Welsh 1st Language.

In a nutshell

This course has a practical focus and you’ll be actively encouraged to join the college's sport academies.

This course is for you if...

... You have a keen interest in sport and physical health
... You want a practical course
... You want to develop knowledge to follow a career in this field.

What will I be doing?

You’ll study modules including:

  • Anatomy and physiology in sport
  • Sports coaching
  • Sports development
  • Fitness testing
  • Assessing risk in sport
  • Fitness training
  • Practical team sports
  • Practical individual sports
  • Outdoor and adventurous activities
  • Sports nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Health and lifestyle
  • Psychology for sports performance
  • Sports injuries
  • Working with children in sport
  • Organising sporting events

At our Usk Campus, you’ll also have the opportunity to study a Certificate in Sports Leadership and the Certificate in Fitness Instructing.

You’ll be assessed through practical and written assignments, presentations, portfolio work and observation. On completion you’ll achieve:

  • Level 3 Sport Development, Coaching and Fitness
  • Appropriate supporting qualifications to broaden your skill set and meet the needs of industry
  • Skills Activities
  • Maths and English (if you haven't achieved a Grade C or above at GCSE level)

What is expected of me?

To enrol, you’ll need a minimum of 5 GCSEs Grade C or above to include either Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language or an appropriate Level 2 Diploma qualification at Merit Grade and either GCSE Grade C or above in Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language.

Practical participation is essential in completing this course. Full commitment to attendance is required, as well as respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation.

What comes next?

Successful completion of the Year 1 90 Credit Diploma will allow you to progress on to the second year and complete the full Extended Diploma. From there, progression routes include university level courses and employment in the sport and leisure industry.

Additional information

At Usk Campus, learners will also have the opportunity to study a Certificate in Sports Leadership and the YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing.

Where can I study BTEC Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness) (Extended Diploma) Level 3?

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Crosskeys Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 01 September 2020

This course may be available at other dates, times or campuses, please click to view your options.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Call 01495 333 777 to speak to our Student Recruitment team

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