BTEC Level 3 in Sport
Duration: One or two years, depending on study route
What You Study
- Sports coaching
- Fitness testing for sport and exercise
- Sports injuries
- Outdoor and adventurous activities
- Leadership in sport
- Work experience and employability skills
- English and Maths, as required.
Four GCSEs at grade 4 or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a relevant BTEC Level 2 qualification. A satisfactory reference is also needed.
A range of pathways are available, dependent on your qualifications.
- One-year Extended Certificate, including English and Maths.
- One-year Foundation Diploma
- Two-year Diploma, including English and Maths.
- Two-year Extended Diploma.
Students are expected to find a suitable one-week placement in the sports industry. As a college, we have a wide selection of placements for the students to contact ranging from professional sports teams to national fitness organisations and local leisure centres.
How You're Assessed
Students are assessed using a variety of methods, including presentations, written reports, role plays, voice recordings, video presentations, practical sessions, observations and posters.
Students who successfully complete this course can go on to study the subject at degree-level.
Work as a professional sports coach, fitness instructor, community development officer, event co-ordinator, sports masseuse and many more.
Students require suitable footwear for both indoor and outdoor activities, such as trainers and football boots. College sport kit is available for students to purchase from our online shop.
How To Apply
Application is through our online application form or by the Common Application Process (CAP).
Daniel studied the BTEC Level 3 in Sport and has been signed for Yorkshire’s premier professional football team, Yorkshire Carnegie.