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:

•Sports Analysis 

•Anatomy and Physiology 

•Sports Leadership 

•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.​

•    Coach

•    Manager

•    Physiotherapist

•    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.