Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Sporting Excellence and Performance

Guided Learning Hours: 1080

This is intended for post-16 learners who want to progress directly to employment as a sports performer or to work in a sports performance organisation. Additionally, the breadth of the optional content in the qualification allows learners to widen their progression opportunities. Learners may progress to a number of different higher-education courses.

Units covered:

  • Careers in the Sport and Active Leisure Industry
  • Health, Wellbeing and Sport
  • Professional Sports Performer
  • Applied Anatomy and Physiology for Professional Performance
  • Research Project in Sport (Pearson-set)
  • Nutrition for Physical Performance
  • Psychology for Professional Sports Performance

Optional units:

  • Developing Coaching Skills
  • Fitness Skills Development
  • Sport Development
  • Functional Sports Massage
  • 1 Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport
  • Influence of Technology in Sport and Physical Activity
  • Organising Events in Sport and Physical Activities
  • Ethical and Current Issues in Sport
  • Marketing Communications
  • Corporate Social Responsibility in Sport
  • Sport and Leisure Facility Operations
  • Sports Tourism
  • School Sport Delivery
  • Sports Law and Legislation

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