Sport Extended Certificate

Leisure, Travel and Tourism

Leisure, Travel and Tourism
Leisure, Travel and Tourism

What will you be working towards?

Code GA006
Qualification Type National Extended Certificate (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


The course is a broad basis of study for the sport sector.


Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology (externally assessed)

Unit 2: Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well -being (externally assessed)

Unit 3: Professional Development in Sports Industry

Unit 7: Practical Sports Performance

How will it be delivered?

Assessed: 58% external assessment.  

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements:

5 x GCSE Grades 9-4 including English

Desirable Level 2 Pass or above in BTEC Sport but not compulsory.

Skills and Attributes:

Strong communication skill

Teamwork & Leadership

Practical ability to play sport

Performance analysis



Playing Sport

Understanding the body during exercise

Training to improve fitness

Your next steps...


The sport industry is extremely large and career pathways can include:

Sports coach

Fitness Instructor

PE Teacher

Fitness magazine editor

Sports scientist

Sports psychologist


Sports Massage

University Opportunities:

Sports Studies and Business

Sports Psychology

Sports Education

Sports and Exercise Science

Sports Studies

Higher Apprenticeships:

Sports Teaching Assistant

Leisure Assistant


Spectator Safety

Fitness Instruction and Personal Fitness

There are also a wide range of National Governing Body Qualifications available.