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Sport (Sport) BTEC Subsidiary Diploma

Entry Requirements:
At least 5 GCSE's graded A*-C including English or Maths or equivalent.

Why Should You Take This Course?
This course is designed for those students who have a real interest in Sport and want to improve their qualifications. This course will teach you to understand the human body, health and safety, sports skills and fitness training and testing.

Course content
This is a seven unit course which is equivalent to one A Level.
Units include:
- Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
- The Physiology of Fitness
- Assessing Risk in Sport
- Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
- Sports Coaching
- Current Issues in Sport
- The Athletes Lifestyle
Each unit is related to the sporting interests of the group wherever possible and adapted to be as practical as the course allows.
It is advisable to have a strong scientific interest, an interest in a variety of sports and improving personal fitness levels.
This is an ideal alternative to AS/A2 Physical Education if you are not keen on examinations or do not have two sports to offer at a high level.

How will I be assessed?
Assessment is completed across two years in assignment work and presentations.

Are there any special expenses?
There is a sport uniform which students will be expected to wear for all lessons.

What could I do next?
- Leisure Industry
- University
- Sports development and coaching


How to apply for this course

2017-2018 ENTRY: Apply for this course by completing an online form
2017-2018 ENTRY: Download an Application Form to fill in and post