This course is an excellent introduction to the sport and recreation industry, allowing students to gain practical experience and take part in a range of activities and enrichment opportunities.
The qualification prepares students for employment and is suitable for anyone wanting to launch a career in sport. One of the most popular aspects of the course is that students have the chance to participate in sports such as football, rugby, hockey and kayaking.
- Practical sports
- Injury in sport
- Employment in sport
- Work experience and employability skills
- English and Maths, as required.
One year full-time, normally in college three days a week.
Many students progress on to one of our Level 3 Sport courses at Bishop Burton College.
Students are assessed using a variety of methods, including presentations, written reports, role plays, voice recordings, video presentations, practical sessions, observations and posters.
Students undertake a two-week work placement with the Hull City Tigers Trust, completing their NCS (National Citizinship Service) award.
Work as a sports coach, personal trainer, sport development worker, youth sport co-ordinator and many more. You could also work in the sport retail sector.
Students require suitable footwear for both indoor and outdoor activities, such as trainers and football boots.
Four GCSEs at grade 3 or D or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a related Level 1 qualification. One satisfactory reference is also 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.