Sport Level 3 BTEC National Extended Certificate | Furness College
Sport Level 3 BTEC National Extended Certificate

Sport Level 3 BTEC National Extended Certificate

Are you interested in sport and physical activity across a wide range of areas?  BTEC Level 3 Sport involves learning  scientific theory, taking part in debate,  as well as physical participation.

Course Content

Students will study the effects of leading  a healthy and active lifestyle in addition to  skill acquisition and exercise physiology.  As part of the course there is an expectation to demonstrate the application of theoretical knowledge for effective performance.
The course includes applied physiological, psychological and contemporary aspects and optimising performance in a competitive situation. Students will gain an understanding of the role of technology in sport and will perform practically, coach, observe, analyse and apply knowledge learnt to optimise performance. A small proportion of lessons will allow practical performance and skill observation, practical exercise training programmes and fitness measuring, in addition to group work and individual research.

Entry Requirements

What are the entry requirements?

To study BTec L3 Sport, you will need to meet the general entry requirements.


What opportunities will this lead to?

Students often progress to a variety of sport, PE and health related degrees varying from a degree in Teaching to Physical Therapy.

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