16-18 Courses

Level 3 BTEC Extended Certificate in Sport

Course Overview

  • Campuses

    Havering Sixth Form
  • Qualification

    16-18 Courses
  • Subject

    Sport and Fitness
  • Schedule

    Timetable dependant (Day)
  • Duration

    72 Weeks
  • Course Target

    16-18

Course Fees

No fees

Entry requirements

English Language and Maths grade 4, plus grade 4 in Science and two other grade 4 GCSEs.

Topics

The aim of this qualification is to provide students with a foundation of knowledge in the main areas of sport – focusing on their application in a sporting environment. The qualification consists of 4 units of study, 2 core units in the first year, one of which is an external exam. In the second you will study two additional units with one being an external exam. The course consists of a high amount of coursework and a small amount of practical sport.

You can expect to study:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Fitness Training and Programming for health, sport and well-being
  • Professional Development in the sports industry
  • Practical sports performance

It will provide a good foundation for employment or further studies in the sports and leisure industry. It can be combined with most other A Levels or Level 3 BTECs but goes particularly well with Biology, Psychology and Sociology. It cannot be studied alongside other Sport BTEC courses.

Students can purchase sports kit for this course from the link below - a minimum of shorts and t-shirt is expected.

https://www.prokituk.com/club-shop/havering-sixth-form-college.html

The Certificate and Extended Certificate grades of Pass, Merit, Distinction and Distinction* carry UCAS points which, when combined with additional BTEC and A Level courses allows students to progress onto university degree courses. Alternatively, it provides students with a potential route onto apprenticeship schemes.

 

  • Assessment Criteria

    Year 1 coursework internally assessed 50% and external assessment 50%

    Year 2 coursework internally assessed 50% and external assessment 50%

  • Further Information

    Two-year Level 3 BTEC course of 4x 70min lessons per week (equivalent to 1 A Level); subject to the successful completion of BTEC Certificate (equivalent to 0.5 A Level) in the first year.

Further Information

As a Level 3 qualification, the Extended Certificate grades carry UCAS points which, when combined with additional BTEC and A Level courses allows students to progress onto university degree courses. It also provides students with a potential route onto apprenticeship schemes. Former students who have been successful on this course have progressed to study degrees including Sport Science, Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy and Sports Psychology.

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