Level 3 Extended CertificateBtec

This is BTEC qualification is equivalent in size to 1 A Levels. It has been designed as part of a two-year programme, to be studied in conjunction with one other qualification at Level 3.

This qualification is aimed at learners looking to progress to employment in sports performance or continue studying in higher education. It also complements qualifications like sports leaders awards and level 1 / 2 national governing body coaching

Course Content

Units in year 1

Anatomy and Physiology (external)

Practical Sports Performance (internal)

Units in year 2

Fitness Training and Programming (external assessment)

Professional Development in the Sports Industry (internal)

Key Facts

  • Course Level Level 3 BTEC Extended Certificate
  • Assessment Breakdown 2 external units make up 50% of the course that is assessed using synoptic external assessments and traditional exams 50% of the course is assessed using internally assessed coursework units. Assessments are made up of formally written assignments, presentations and practical work.
  • Assessor N/A
  • Entry Requirements 5, 4-9 grades (incl. 4’s in English and Maths)