Sport Diploma Year 13

For further information contact: Lindsey Wilson, Hayley Hawes or Lauren Hunt

This BTEC is a double option which will be delivered over 2 years. This option is equivalent to two 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 7 mandatory units and 6 optional units.

The mandatory units are; Unit 1 – Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport; Unit 2 – The Physiology of Fitness; Unit 3 – Assessing Risk in Sport; Unit 4 Fitness Training and Programming; Unit 5 Sports Coaching; Unit 6 Sports Development; Unit 7 – Fitness testing for Sport and Exercise. The optional units are made up of Unit 9 – Practical Individual Sport; Unit 11 – Sports Nutrition; Unit 13 – Leadership in Sport; Unit 22 – Rules, regulations and Officiating; Unit 23 – Organising a Sports Event and Unit 26 – Work Experience in Sport.

All units are coursework based