Sport (Extended Diploma)
BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma
In order to join our football academy, students must demonstrate a sufficient level of football ability combined with a keen interest in sport, health & fitness and football.
This course is ideal for students who want to study sport full time as a 2 year programme of study. The course is designed to equip students with the knowledge, understanding and practical skills required for success in future employment in sport and related industries. You will cover units such as; Anatomy and Physiology (this unit is externally assessed via an exam), Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Wellbeing and Sports Leadership to name a few. You will enjoy learning more about what goes on behind the scenes of sports, different career paths for you to take and which aspect of sport you would like to focus on in the future.
Out of the 14 units studied, 4 units are assessed through examination and the other 10 units are assessment through a variety of coursework submissions, consisting of written reports, presentation assignments projects and practical assessments which are set at regular intervals throughout the course.
QE6 Extras / Co-Curriculum Opportunities
Additionally, learners will be able to attend regular sports clubs, have access to our sport and fitness facilities and participate in our sports trips, including stadium tours and fixtures.
Students studying BTEC Sport have entered professions such as Sports Development, Sports Science, PE Teaching, Personal Training, Sports Coaching, Sports Nutrition and Sports Psychology.