South Tyneside College

BTEC National Diploma in Sport (Development & Coaching) Level 3

South Tyneside College
In South Shields

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Typology BTEC
Location South shields
  • BTEC
  • South shields
Description

The qualification prepares learners for employment in the sector and is suitable for 16-19 year olds who have decided to enter this area of work. The course provides the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skill for a learner to progress into higher education and/or employment in the sports industry. Unit 1: The Body in Action. Unit 2: Health and Safety in Sport. Unit 3: Training

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Government funding available

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Location

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South Shields (Tyne and Wear)
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St. George'S Avenue South Shields, NE34 6ET

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· Requirements

You will need to be at least 16 years of age when you start the course and normally have attained at least 4 GCSE subjects at level C or equivalent. Dual award science at C or above counts as 2 GCSE passes. It is preferred for the candidate to have GCSE Maths and English at C grade wherever possible.

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Course programme



Course information:
BTEC National Diploma in Sport (Development & Coaching) Level 3


Course content:
The qualification prepares learners for employment in the sector and is suitable for 16-19 year olds who have decided to enter this area of work. The course provides the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skill for a learner to progress into higher education and/or employment in the sports industry.
Unit 1: The Body in Action
Unit 2: Health and Safety in Sport
Unit 3: Training and Fitness for Sport
Unit 4: Sports Coaching
Unit 5: Sports Development
Unit 6: Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
Unit 7: Practical Team Sports
Unit 8: Practical Individual Sports

Specialist units â€" choose eleven units
Unit 7: Practical Team Sports
Unit 8: Practical Individual Sports
Unit 9: Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
Unit 10: Sports Nutrition
Unit 11: Sport and Society
Unit 12: Leadership in Sport
Unit 13: Exercise, Health and Lifestyle
Unit 14: Instructing Physical Activity and Exercise
Unit 15: Exercise for Specific Groups
Unit 16: Psychology for Sports Performance
Unit 17: Sports Injuries
Unit 18: Analysis of Sports Performance
Unit 19: Talent Identification and Development in Sport
Unit 20: Sport and Exercise Massage
Unit 21: Rules, Regulations and Officating in Sport
Unit 22: Organising Sports Event

Course structure:
This is a two year full time course. Students will be required to spend at least 900 hours on taught or directed study over the two years. Students will also follow courses in the three Key Skills of Communication, Application of Number and IT.
This course could include activities that may take place outside the conventional lecture time. These activities are a compulsory part of the course.

Assessment procedure:
Assessment is by a combination of submitted assignments and practical tasks that are internally assessed and then externally verified.

Entry requirements:
You will need to be at least 16 years of age when you start the course and normally have attained at least 4 GCSE subjects at level C or equivalent. Dual award science at C or above counts as 2 GCSE passes. It is preferred for the candidate to have GCSE Maths and English at C grade wherever possible.

Progression opportunities:
A BTEC National Diploma develops learners†skills and understanding of work within a vocational context. BTEC National Diplomas offer direct progression on to BTEC Higher National programmes, BTEC Foundation Degree Programmes and beyond. BTEC Nationals are recognised by higher education institutions and attract UCAS points.

Free study and financial support:
Most full-time students do not have to pay for their course. We may also be able to help you with some of the extra costs associated with college, eg travel, childcare, equipment, books etc. In addition, if you have just left school, you may be eligible for an Educational Maintenance Allowance.

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