This programme offers a balance between employability skills and the knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations. There is an increasing demand for people with a combination of both academic and practical competence within the industry, which this course aims to address. It is designed to develop appropriate professional attitudes, such as critical thinking, initiative and motivation.
- Physical activity, lifestyle and health
- The sport landscape
- Project management
- Anatomy and physiology
- Technology in sport
- Work exposure
- Working with young people.
One year full-time or two years part-time.
After successful completion of the course (one year) you will have the opportunity to progress on to a Level 5 Sport qualification (year two of a degree programme) or alternatively have an excellent qualification which will have given you the potential to secure employment in the sporting industry.
The programme is designed to give students education and training for a range of careers in Sport for example;
- Personal trainer
- Sports development officer
- Activity leader
- Sport and physical activity manager
- Sports coach
- Sports nutritionist
- Sports leisure centre operative / manager.
Applicants are normally expected to have a minimum 48 points at A-Level, a Level 3 Extended Diploma at PPP or equivalent qualification and GCSE English at grade 4 or C or above.
Life experience of non-traditional students will be takem into account when considering applications.
The successful completion of an entry task will be required when considering applications without the required formal entry qualifications.
If your first language is not English, or you require a Tier 4 student visa to study and do not hold GCSE grade C English or equivalent, you will be required to provide evidence of your English language proficiency level such as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 overall (with a minimum 5.5 in each skill).
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.