Extended Diploma (Equivalent to 3 A Levels)
The BTEC Technical Advanced Diploma in Sport is for those wishing to pursue a career in sports development or jobs in coaching and the fitness industry, sports therapy and rehabilitation and business in sport, for example marketing. It is also appropriate for progression to teaching roles that would be entered through specialist degree routes.
You will develop knowledge, understanding, practical skills and appreciation of the context in which sports activity takes place. You will study topics such as anatomy and physiology, fitness training and programming for health, sport and well-being, sports leadership, sports event organisation, development and provision of sport and physical activity, coaching for performance, professional development in the sports industry, sports psychology, practical sports performance, application of fitness testing, rules and regulations, investigating business in sport, skill acquisition and research methods.
Four GCSEs grade 9-4, including Maths and English at Grade 4
This course is available as an Extended Diploma, equivalent to three A Levels. You will be assessed through seven mandatory units, four of which are externally assessed.
Extended Diploma Level 2
Minimum four GCSEs grade 3 and above.