The Level 3 Extended Diploma is a two-year programme developed to cover the core elements of sporting performance and excellence such as Anatomy, Physiology, Coaching, Psychology and Analysis. The course is equivalent to 3 A-Levels and particularly suits those wanting to enter employment in the sports industry as sport coaches, physio’s, sports scientists and for those wishing to progress to higher education to study a sport related degree such as coaching, sports therapy and sports science.
The Level 3 Extended Diploma consists of 19 units of learning delivered over 2 years of study.
Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
The Physiology of Fitness
Fitness Training and Programming
Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
Psychology for Sports Performance
Technical and Tactical Skills in Sport
The Athlete’s Lifestyle
Analysis of Sports Performance
Talent Identification and Development in Sport
Four GCSE grades at 4 or above including English and Maths. We also ask that students are motivated to achieve a career in sports industry.
This qualification is aimed at learners who are passionate about furthering their experience within the sports industry. This is a one-year work-related course where you learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.
You will be expected to complete a work placement within the sports industry, which could potentially lead to further employment opportunities as well as continuing to study English & Maths.
Anatomy and Physiology
Fitness Testing and Training
Four GCSE grades at 3 including English language or equivalent. We also ask that students are motivated to achieve a career in sports industry.
This qualification is designed to help learners understand the skills and knowledge needed to work in the sports industry. They will be encouraged to demonstrate their skills and knowledge through participation in a wide range of sport and active leisure activities.
The objective of the qualification is to provide learners with the opportunity to develop a range of sporting skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.
How the Body Works
Working in Sport & Active Leisure
Planning Fitness Programmes
No prior knowledge, understanding or qualifications are required in order to enrol onto this BTEC course. We simply ask that students are motivated to achieve a career in sport, and demonstrate a passion for Sport and Active Leisure.