This programme 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.
Application is through our online application form, by calling 0800 731 82 81 or by the Common Application Process (CAP).
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 D or 3, preferably including English and Maths, or a related Level 1 qualification. One satisfactory reference is also needed.
BTEC Level 3 in Sport (Coaching, Development and Fitness)
“You get all the support you need here. The sports facilities are all excellent, as are the coaches. I definitely want to work in the sporting industry now.”
Leia is passionate about sport and has been actively involved as a player, coach and volunteer throughout her time at Bishop Burton College.
She has captained the College netball academy team, represented Great Britain Colleges in netball and has also volunteered in rugby league, winning the RFL Young Volunteer Award.
In 2016, Leia was crowned ‘Sports Personality of the Year’ at the annual Bishop Burton College Sports Awards.
“You get all the support you need here,” said Leia. “The sports facilities are all excellent, as are the coaches. I definitely want to work
in the sporting industry now.
“Winning Sports Personality of the Year was a really big surprise. We’d had a good year as a team but there was so much competition. I was really pleased with it."