BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness)


This course has been developed to provide you with the opportunity to gain detailed academic knowledge and understanding of Sport and the related areas of exercise, science and performance. Students will develop their understanding of all areas of sport, including investigating how the body responds to exercise, exploring the techniques used to analyse sports performers and examining the importance of a healthy balanced diet.

What is the structure of the course?

The course is made up of 180 credits over 2 years, with units being valued at either 5 or 10 credits. Each of which is assessed by a range of methods including written assessments, role play, presentations and practical activities.

What are the entry requirements?

  • 5 GCSE’s at C grade or above (or at levels 4-9 on new GCSE grading framework).
  • Level 2 Sports (or other relevant Level 2 qualification) at pass grade.
  • Students are required to be self-motivated, disciplined and to take a degree of responsibility for their own learning.

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