BTEC Level 3 in Sport (Rugby, Football and Netball Academy Option)
Duration: One to two years, depending on study route
What You Study
- Performance and excellence
- Performance analysis
- Sports nutrition
- Sports massage
- Training programming
- Organising sports events
- Work experience and employability skills
- English and Maths, as required.
Four GCSEs at grade 4 or C 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 sports coach, fitness instructor, community development officer, event co-ordinator, sports masseuse and many more.
Students will require suitable footwear for both indoor and outdoor activities, such as trainers and football boots.
Various packages are available, ranging up to £140, which includes gym membership for the year, full training wear and physiotherapay on demand. For more information on these packages, please call the College on 01964 553000 and ask to speak to our commercial sport team.
How To Apply
Application is through our online application form or by the Common Application Process (CAP).