Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport

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Pearson BTEC Level 3

Extended Diploma in

Sport

If you are looking to pursue a career in Sport and Leisure Management, Sport Development, Coaching, Fitness and PE Teaching, then BTEC National in Sport is for you. This could be a direct route into employment or a stepping stone from GCSEs and BTEC Firsts to a Sport Degree (or similar).

Examination Board EDEXCEL

Sixth Form > Our Courses

Pearson BTEC Level 3

Extended Diploma in Sport

If you are looking to pursue a career in Sport and Leisure Management, Sport Development, Coaching, Fitness and PE Teaching, then BTEC National in Sport is for you. This could be a direct route into employment or a stepping stone from GCSEs and BTEC Firsts to a Sport Degree (or similar).

Examination Board EDEXCEL

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If you are looking to pursue a career in Sport and Leisure Management, Sport Development, Coaching, Fitness and PE Teaching, then BTEC National in Sport is for you. This could be a direct route into employment or a stepping stone from GCSEs and BTEC Firsts to a Sport Degree (or similar).

 

National Extended Diploma (14 units)

10 mandatory Core Units include:

  • Anatomy & Physiology 
  • Fitness Training & Programming
  • Professional Development in the Sports Industry 
  • Sports Leadership
  • Practical Sports
  • Performance

 

Optional units include:

  • Application of Fitness
  • Testing Sport Psychology
  • Work Experience in Active Leisure

Sixth Form Entry Criteria: A minimum of 5 9-5 GCSE grades, which must include a grade 5 or above in either English Language or English Literature. If students do not have a grade 4+ in GSCE Maths they will be required to re-sit this qualification. 

 

Special Entry Requirements:

  • GCSE PE 5+
  • or BTEC Sport Merit +

 

Students must be prepared to work long hours outside lesson time to regularly review the topics covered.

Assessment Topic Area Duration Value
Speaking Presentation Presentation and discussion of independent research project followed by discussed of stimulus card 21-23 minutes 30%
Listening, Reading and Translation Answering questions based on French passages, translation from French into English 2 hours 30 minutes 50%
Critical and analytical response in writing Two written essays- one based on the literary work (No et moi) and the second on a film (Les Choristes) 2 hours 20%
All assessments are to be taken at the end of Year 13.
  • Sport Degree (or similar)
  • Sport and Leisure Management
  • Teaching
  • Sport Development, Coaching and Fitness
  • Sport Degree (or similar)
  • Sport and Leisure Management
  • Teaching
  • Sport Development, Coaching and Fitness