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Sport (Coaching, development & fitness) BTEC Level 3 Diploma
Qualification:
 
Date:
September 
Days:
TBA 
Study Mode
Full Time 
Assessment:
Practical Assessment and Coursework 
Level:
Area:
Sport & Fitness 
Course Code:
HFDSP1 
 
Entry Requirements
4 GCSE grade A-C, including English
 
 

Sport (Coaching, development & fitness) BTEC Level 3 Diploma

This course will suit you if you wish to gain a solid understanding of the skills & knowledge required to be successful in the sports industry.


Key Units

What will I learn? 


Key modules include:
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Fitness Testing and Training
  • Practical Individual and Team Sports
  • Organising Sports Events
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Current Issues in Sport
  • Leadership in Sport and Sports Coaching
  • Sports Injuries
  • Analysis of Sports Performance
  • Psychology for Sports Performance
  • Exercise for Specific Groups

You will also personalise your study programme with certain modules, depending on the pathway you select. For example, on the Coaching and Teaching Pathway you will study PE and Care of Children and Young People, while on the Fitness Pathway you will study Exercise, Health and Lifestyle.

What else will I gain? 
You will also gain work experience in the sports industry and you will develop your employability skills for your chosen area of the sports industry. You will also have the opportunity to apply for additional industry qualifications. For example; YMCA Level 1 and 2 on the Fitness Pathway, and CSLA and HSLA on the Coaching and Teaching Pathway.



Entry Requirements

4 GCSE grade A-C, including English


Assessment

 BTEC Level 3 Sport courses are assessed mostly by course work and practical assessments. There will also be some exams.


Where does this Lead

This course could lead onto a variety of Higher Education courses at University, as well as into employment in the sports industry.


Tell Me More

Qualification Title:

  • Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Sport (Coaching, Development and Fitness) which is accepted for entry to university and attracts UCAS tariff points equivalent to 3 A levels.
  • Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma Sport (Coaching, Development and Fitness) which is accepted for entry to higher education courses and attracts UCAS Tariff points equivalent to 2 A levels.
Why study this course at The Sheffield College? 
We have a strong and experienced staff team with a wealth of industry and teaching experience. We have excellent on-site facilities, including a fitness suit, sportshall and 3g football pitch. We also have representative football and basketball teams who compete in the AoC League. We also incorporate a range of trips and visits (including NCS), and guest lectures into the learning programmes.


Extra Costs

You will also be required to pay approximately £50 for the course, which will cover the costs of a college polo shirt, and trips and visits over the course of the year. There is an opportunity to gain access to The Learner Support Fund to help with these costs, which is dependent on your personal situation.