School Leavers 16+ Study Programme – Sports

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sport (Football)

Duration: 2 Years

Entry Requirements: To be considered for this course, you will need 4 GCSE’s at A*-G.

Recognised Qualifications:

  • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sport (Performance & Excellence) – worth up to 3 A Levels and will facilitate an entrance into university.
  • GCSE English and/or Maths – For Those who just miss out on a C in English and/or Mathematics, we provide tuition to retake these all-important qualifications. Essential for those that want move on to university.
  • Functional skills in English and/or Maths – For those that missed out on GCSE English and/or Mathematics, functional skills may be the best route for progression.

The Curriculum

A BTEC National Extended Diploma is traditionally made up of a series of units. During the course you will cover the following.

Year 1

  • Principles of Anatomy & Physiology
  • The Physiology of Fitness
  • Assessing Risk in Sport
  • Fitness Testing for Sport & Exercise
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Psychology for Sports Performance
  • Analysis of Sports Performance
  • Technical & Tactical Skills in Sports
  • The Athlete’s Lifestyle

Year 2

  • Sports Coaching
  • Current Issues in Sport
  • Practical Team Sport
  • Instructing Physical Activity & Exercise
  • Talent Identification & Development in Sport
  • Sports Injuries
  • Work Experience in Sport Rules, Regulations & Officiating in Sport
  • Sport as a Business.

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