This course provides students with a specialist work-related focus and covers key knowledge and practical skills. It is designed to provide students with the grounding they need to progress to a higher sports course.
- Practical sports
- Active leisure
- Employment in sport
- Work experience and employability skills
- English and Maths, as required.
One year full-time, normally in college three days a week.
Students can progress to the Level 2 course and there are opportunities to progress further after this.
Work as a fitness instructor, leisure centre assistant, lifeguard, sports coach and many more. More senior positions can then be pursued following further development.
A genuine passion for the subject and one satisfactory reference is needed.
BTEC Level 3 in Sport (Rugby, Football and Netball Academy Option)
Jordan had always loved playing sport, so when the opportunity came to study at Bishop Burton and be part of the College's Rugby League Academy progrmame, he jumped at the chance.
Combining academicstudies with an elite training programme, the programme offered Jordan the chance to pursue his professional sporting dream whilst studying a vocational course, should his sports career not take off.
Jordan worked hard both on and off the pitch, taking full advantage of the access he had to state-of-the-art facilities and respected coaches, trainers and lecturers, and his dream became reality when he signed a professional contact with Super League team, Hull FC. A lifelong dream realised through hard work, ambition and determination. Jordan now plays for Hull KR.