Sport & Physical Activity Development Level 3

This qualification consists of seven units, four mandatory units and one specialist units and has the academic equivalence of 1.5 A-Levels.

The course units for study are Anatomy and Physiology related to Fitness; Fitness Training and Programming; Professional Development in the Sports Industry; Sports Leadership; Practical Sports Performance; Coaching for Performance; Sport Psychology.

You will produce three or four assignments for each unit.

Site

Eastbourne

Level

Level 3

Course Type

16 +

Qualification

BTEC

Courses

Options Course Code Starts Ends
apply 60134y1 11/09/23 05/07/24

What will I study?

This qualification consists of seven units, four mandatory units and 1 specialist units and has the academic equivalence of 1.5 A-Levels. The course units for study are;

  1. Anatomy and Physiology related to Fitness – Examined (M)
  2. Fitness Training and Programming – Externally Assessed Task (M)
  3. Professional Development in the Sports Industry (M)
  4. Sports Leadership (M)
  5. Practical Sports Performance
  6. Coaching for Performance
  7. Sport Psychology

You will produce three or four assignments for each unit.

What previous qualifications or experience do I need?

Minimum five grade 4-9 at GCSE or successful completion of the Level 2 course, and English and/or maths at grade 4.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment: You will be assessed on a continuous assessment basis with assignments at specific times throughout the year. Assessment methods include essay writing, presentations and practical observations.

What qualification will I achieve?

Duration: 1 year Equivalent to: 1.5 A-Levels

On completion of this course you may progress to complete 3 A-Levels after year 2 – The BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport & Physical Activity Development.

What can I do after completing this course?

Learners may wish to progress to year 2 to complete the Level 3 Extended Diploma, which is an additional 8 units. To do so you must achieve the Foundation Diploma.

Are there any extra costs?

Cost of the course will be approximately £100 which covers: uniform/induction activities & a compulsory qualification in sports coaching.

Additional Info

Possible Careers / Jobs

• Gym Instructor Level 2/3 • Physical Education Teacher • FdA Sports Coaching • Sports Coaching Degree