All students will study towards a Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma in Sport (equivalent to 3 A-Levels). BTEC classes will be a mixture of theory and practical sessions in order to deliver course content. The qualification is split into 14 unit; 4 externally examined (two in Yr 12 and 2 in Yr 13). All students are accessed internally through written reports, presentations, discussion, case studies and practical assessments. There are a variety of units:
•Anatomy and Physiology
•Coaching for Performance
•Sports Event Management
Alongside your studies you may have the opportunity to compete on a FA Level coaching qualification and engage in a tutorial programme to develop your life skills and practical abilities.
Aside from playing football, you will learn lots of different skills and gain qualifications that will allow you to progress into Higher Education to pursue a variety of careers in the sport and leisure industry. Here are just a few careers that started from a qualification in BTEC Sport.
• Sports Analyst
• PE Teacher
• Sports Events Management
• Sports Psychologist
Our extensive work placement programme allows students to “try before you buy” in numerous areas of sport and leisure, ensuring our graduates leave with a clear idea of their future endeavours.