BTEC Sport

Leisure, Travel and Tourism

Leisure, Travel and Tourism
Leisure, Travel and Tourism
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code XDL40
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This is an excellent option to extend a greater understanding of sport science, exercise physiology, sports psychology and sports industry. 


Year 12

Unit 1: - Anatomy and Physiology. In this unit students will explore how the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems function and the fundamentals of the energy systems.

Unit 4: - Sports Psychology - This unit covers the psychological dimensions of sport, and introduces psychological techniques that can be used to enhance performance.

Year 13  

Unit 3: - Professional Development in the Sports Industry. In this unit students will learn the knowledge and skills required for different career pathways in sports industry. Learners will take part in, and reflect on, a personal skills audit, career action plan and practical interview assessment activities.

Unit 2 – Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being. In this unit students will explore client screening and lifestyle assessment, fitness training methods and fitness programming to support improvements in a client’s health and wellbeing.

How will it be delivered?

Exam and Controlled Assessment

Entry requirements

GSCE PE grade 5 and GCSE English grade 5. Those who did not take PE at GCSE may still apply with a grade 5 in Science and/or Biology or BTEC level 2 in Sport with Distinction grade.

Your next steps...

This course can help students in the quest to careers and higher education qualifications in sports science. Related jobs for students who opt for Sport Level 3 include: Physiotherapy, Performance analyst, Dietician, Sports coach, Sports.