Level 3 Sport Extended Diploma

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BTEC Level 3 Sport Extended Diploma is equivalent to 3 A-Levels.

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If you are interested in sports performance, leadership or fitness, the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport is for you.  You will gain the knowledge, understanding and practical skills required for employment in the sport and recreation industries. This course also prepares you for a higher national or undergraduate degree programme in Physical Education, Sports Science, Sports development or Sports coaching. The Level 3 Extended Diploma is equivalent to 3 A levels.

14 Units studied - 4 exam units* - 10 coursework units

1) Anatomy and Physiology*

2) Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and well-being*

3) Professional Development in the Sports Industry

4) Sports Leadership

5) Application of Fitness Testing

6) Sports Psychology

7) Practical Sports Performance

8) Coaching for Performance

9) Research Methods in Sport

10) Sports Event Organisation

19) Development and Provision of Sport and Physical Activity*

22) Investigating Business in Sport and the Active Leisure Industry*

23) Skill Acquisition in Sport

25) Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport

Sports and leisure industry opportunities

  • Sport and exercise science 
  • Sport, leisure and business management
  • Sports rehabilitation 
  • Sports marketing
  • Personal training
  • Sports coaching 
  • Teacher training
  • Sports event management
  • Sports development