With BTEC Nationals in Sport, you have the flexibility to choose the right course to support your progression at every stage in your study programme. In addition to the core suite of Sport courses. You will also have the opportunity to study a qualification in fitness services. This new specialist course includes a core of mandatory content plus a range of bespoke units to equip you with the skills you need in the workplace, or on specialist higher education courses.
Extended Certificate: 2 years Units Assessed through 1. Anatomy and Physiology Written exam 2. Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and well-being Task set and marked externally 3. Professional Development in the Sports Industry Assignment set and marked internally 4. Application of Fitness Testing OR Practical Sport Performance Assignment set and marked internally.
5 GCSE or equivalent grades at 4 or above including a minimum of grade 4 at GCSE PE or Merit in Sport BTEC level 2.
This course would complement a related GCE or other qualification to prepare for further education in other areas of sport such as related degree programmes. With further training you could go into employment related to sport such as a sports coach, fitness trainer or gym instructor. The level 3 BTEC is a recognised qualification that will help develop the knowledge, skills and understanding that many employers across the various realms of sport, physical activity and the health and exercise sectors value highly.