Sport Subsidiary Diploma Year 13

This BTEC is a single option which will be delivered over 2 years. This option is equivalent to one A level. The course involves theory and practical elements.  The practical specification aims to provide candidates with the knowledge and understanding to improve their own and others' performances.  this can be through participating and/or competing in sport, organising sport events and evaluating and analysing sport performance.

This option will consist of 3 mandatory units; 1 specialist mandatory unit and 3 optional units.

The mandatory units are; Unit 1 – Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport; Unit 2 – The Physiology of Fitness and Unit 3 – Assessing Risk in Sport. The specialist mandatory unit  selected is Unit 7 – Fitness testing for Sport and Exercise. The optional units are made up of; Unit 5 – Sports Coaching; Unit 9 – Practical Individual Sport; Unit 26 – Work Experience in Sport.

All units are coursework based and this option can be taken alongside the Level 3 Sport and Exercise Science Subsidiary Diploma.

Subject specification