Why this course?

This course allows pupils to build on prior knowledge from the level 2 course and apply recommendations to a client in how to make lifestyle changes. The course allows pupils to delve into biology and how the body systems work during exercise.  The course also allows pupils to discover career paths which they may want to explore after leaving sixth form.

Course Content

  • Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology
  • Unit 2: Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and well-being
  • Unit 3: Professional Development in the Sports Industry
  • Unit 5: Application of Fitness testing

How will I be assessed?

Unit 1
External exam – 1hr 30min (33.3%)

Unit 2
External assessed written task – 2hr 30min (33.3%)

Unit 3
Internally assessed portfolio (16.7%)

Unit 5
Internally assessed portfolio (16.7%)

Student Profile

Successful BTEC Sport students will have a strong interest in sport and will be involved in sports in their leisure time. Students will need to be independent learners, who are highly motivated and good at working to deadlines. Strong understanding of biology is essential.

Complimentary Subjects

  • Biology
  • Business Studies

What could I do next?

A few of the degree courses that could be completed are:

Sports Sciences; Physical Education; Physiotherapy; Sports Management;

to name a few!

Future career opportunities are

Teaching; management; coaching; sports therapy; physiotherapy; sports journalism;

and many more!