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Sport - BTEC Nationals

The BTEC Level 3 (Extended Certificate) in Sport is a vocational qualification enabling students to gain a further understanding of the industry. This qualification is ideally suited to students wishing to pursue a career in this field.

Extended Certificate

For the Extended Certificate you study three mandatory units.  

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Fitness Training and Programming
  • Professional Development in the Sports Industry
  • And an optional unit (tbc)

Assessment Format

Written exam 
Externally assessed coursework
Two internally assessed units

What can I do at the end of the course?

Students may be able to secure employment in the sports or leisure sector. Upon successful completion of the course, students may be able to study a Higher National Diploma in Sport.

Board: Edexcel
Teacher to contact: Mr S Birkett
Course Entry Requirements:
GCSE Level 5 or BTEC Level 2 Certificate in PE