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.
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;
Minimum five grade 4-9 at GCSE or successful completion of the Level 2 course, and English and/or maths at grade 4.
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.
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.
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.
Cost of the course will be approximately £100 which covers: uniform/induction activities & a compulsory qualification in sports coaching.
Possible Careers / Jobs
• Gym Instructor Level 2/3
• Physical Education Teacher
• FdA Sports Coaching
• Sports Coaching Degree