BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness)
The FootballCV Academy offers the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness) qualification in association with Loughborough College.
Who is it for?
The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness) is a two-year course, requiring 15 hours of study per week. The vocational course explores different areas of employment in the sports sector and meets the needs of those aspiring to a career in sport. If offers a solid foundation in the various aspects of sport, the broad study base provides a variety of experiences and the opportunity to acquire knowledge across a diverse range of subjects.
The course consists of 19 units which explore a variety of different areas, including:
- Anatomy and Physiology and Physiology of Fitness
- Sports coaching and Assessing Risk
- Technical and Tactical Skills
- Analysis of Sports Performance
- Fitness testing and designing training programmes
- Sports Injuries
- Sports Psychology
- Talent Identification
- Current issues in sport
The BTEC educational programme is delivered by college tutors of Loughborough College, with the students transported to campus by the Academy and college buses.
The course is delivered in a vocational manner, with assessments ranging from written reports, portfolios, and posters to verbal assessments, presentations, and practical observations.
During the first-year student’s will study the BTEC 90 Credit Diploma, which on successful completion will enable them to progress onto the BTEC Extended Diploma in year two.
Students studying a BTEC Extended Diploma programme should normally have achieved 5 GCSE’s at grade C including English and Maths, or the equivalent in their own country. Alternatively, students who have studied at Level 2 Diploma/Certificate or a BTEC First Diploma in a related subject should have achieved at least Merit grades.
Upon successful completion of the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma, students will have the equivalent of three A levels. The course not only serves as a route to full time employment, it is also a proven progression route to Higher Education including degree level.
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