BTEC: Sport

BTEC: Sport

The course consists of a wide variety of units focusing on practical subjects like Sports Coaching, Refereeing, Leadership, Fitness Training, Work Experience and Team and Individual Sports to more theoretical elements including Anatomy and Physiology, Sports Development, Organising Sports Events and Assessing Risks in Sport.

Skills that you will learn and develop

  • Team worker
  • Reflective learner
  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Independent enquirer
  • Effective participator
  • Creative thinker
  • Self manager
  • Evaluating and analysing performance

Post 18 opportunities and employment

The BTEC Course offer progression onto University Sport / PE courses. The course also prepares students for employment in Sports Development, Leisure Centres, Outdoor Activity Centres, Teaching, Armed Forces, Police Force and Sports Coaching.

What qualifications can I get during the course?

We offer nationally recognised coaching certificates in sports such as basketball, football and netball. Outdoor activities certification such as climbing or canoeing are also possible. You may also be able to get First Aid training.

What is the structure of the BTEC Diploma in Sport?

Year 12

  • Fitness testing
  • Practical Team Sports
  • Practical Individual Sports
  • Leadership
  • Rules, regulations and officiating in Sport
  • Work Experience in Sport
  • Organising Sports Events

Year 13

  • Sports Coaching
  • Principles of Anatomy
  • Physiology in Sport
  • Sports Development
  • Fitness training and programming