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Level 3 BTEC Subsidiary/90 Credit Diploma in Sport & Excercise Science

The BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science will give learners a solid foundation in the Sport and Active Leisure sector

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  • Subject Area: Sport
  • Mode: Full Time
  • Campus: Weybridge
  • About this course

    The BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science will give learners a solid foundation in the Sport and Active Leisure sector, whilst also developing the essential skills required for employment, career progression, or progression to further qualifications and training.

    Throughout the course, additional activities and courses may be undertaken.  You will also benefit from a period of 2 weeks work experience.


    Where will I be studying?

    Course Details

    What modules are covered?

    During the course you will cover 6 units:

    3 Core units:
    •  Anatomy for Exercise and Sport
    •  Sport and Exercise Physiology
    •  Sport and Exercise Psychology

    3 units from a range of areas including:

    •  Work-Based Experience in Sport
    •  Practical Team Sports
    •  Exercise Health and Lifestyle
    •  Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
    •  Sports Coaching

    Who is the course suitable for?

    This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in sport and who wants to gain a Sport related qualification to aid their progression to employment or further study in a related subject. 

    Possible careers or further study could include the following areas but is not limited to: Health & Fitness industry, Sports Science,  Nutrition, Sports Rehabilitation, Sports Development, Coaching and the Outdoor Activity Industry. Students must be willing and able to participate in physical activity, as this is a requirement to achieve certain components of the course.  The course is a combination of theory and practical units.

    How is the course assessed?

    Modules are assessed individually through coursework and assignments that are set and marked by both internal and external moderators.

    Are there any extra costs?

    There is an initial contribution to be paid at the start of the course for materials and equipment.  You would also be expected to make a contribution to take part in any opportunities that arose throughout the course such as trips and additional qualifications, (e.g. coaching badges). More details on costs will be provided during the application stages.

    Students are allocated a certain amount of free printing, after which a small fee will be incurred.

    Entry Requirements

    What qualifications will I need?

    5 GCSE passes at grade C/grade 4 or above, ideally including English and Maths (some subject areas may require higher grades than grade C/4 in a specific subject), or for progressing students successful achievement of a level 2 vocational qualification.


    Next Steps

    It is good preparation for anyone who is looking to gain employment in the Sports, Leisure or Health & Fitness industries.  Alternatively, on successful completion of the programme (including functional skill/GCSE) students will be considered for progression to the Level 3 Diploma in Sport.  This will depend upon their grade and overall performance throughout the year (attendance, attitude etc.).

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    Olivia BeenyLevel 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Exercise

    My course at Brooklands is really going to help me get into a Sport Science University course. I have been to Weybridge Health Club & Gym for work experience, which I really enjoyed.  Read more

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