Qualification: Sport Extended Certificate (single course) or Diploma (double course) BTEC Level 3
Exam Board & Specification Code: Pearson; Specification
Course Entry Requirements: 4 in English Language GCSE or 4 in English Literature GCSE or 4 in Maths GCSE
Please make sure that you have understood the overall entry requirements to study at BHASVIC. These are available here and outline the GCSE grades you need to take up one of the Study Programmes at the college.
Length and size of qualification: 2 year single or double course
Timetable hours: 4.5 or 9 hours per week
Assessment method: Coursework
BHASVIC Department: Sport
What will I study?
Within the sports course you will study a range of units over the two years which include Anatomy and Physiology, Fitness Testing & Training Programme and Exercise, Health and Nutrition. The course enables students to develop their knowledge on the different areas in sport in both a theoretical and practical way. Assessment is through both coursework and exams on the modules taught throughout the year.
Is this course right for me?
These are courses suiting students with a good sport understanding and keen interest in applying sport to a practical and theoretical situation. You must be a committed and independent learner with the personal management skills to meet coursework deadlines. Learning and assessment is varied to parallel workplace, apprenticeship and university style demands, with some external examination and coursework assessment. You will receive excellent staff support for achieving excellent results, while enriching your study skills and personal development.
The course enables you to keep your options open whether you decide to go to university or pick up a career in the sporting industry. Some examples include: Sports Coach, Teacher, Gym Instructor, Media Journalist and Nutritionist. You will gain invaluable transferable skills that will be key in any work place and give you the confidence to succeed. Useful sites include Careers in Sport, Prospects, BASES, All About Careers and The Apprenticeship Guide.