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BTEC Sport

BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Sports Performance and Coaching

Subject

BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Sports Performance and Coaching.

 

Entry Requirements

Four 9-4 grades at GCSE (or equivalent), including English.

Preferably a GCSE grade 4 or above in PE or BTEC Level 2 Pass.

Students should have a high level of interest in sport/physical activity and ideally be an active participant.

Exam Board

Pearson/Edexcel

Content relating to the subject qualification

The National Diploma is the equivalent to two A Level qualifications and   requires the completion of 7 mandatory and 3 optional units of work relating to the field of sports performance and coaching.

The mandatory units are as follows;

 

  • Unit 1 - Anatomy and Physiology
  • Unit 2 - Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being
  • Unit 3 - Professional Development in the Sports Industry.
  • Unit 4 - Sports Leadership
  • Unit 6 - Sports Psychology
  • Unit 8 - Coaching for Performance
  • Unit 28 - Sports Performance Analysis

 

The proposed optional units are listed below;

 

  • Unit 5 - Application of Fitness Testing
  • Unit 7 - Practical Sports Performance
  • Unit 25 - Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport 

 

In Year 1 Units 1, 2, 5, 4 and 7 will be completed.

In Year 2 Units 3, 6, 8, 25 and 28 will be completed.