BTEC National Certificate / BTEC National Diploma Both these courses are coursework based and can be studied as a 12 unit (two A Level equivalent if studying the National Certificate) or 18 unit (three A Level equivalent if studying the National Diploma). The coursework is based on assignments and covers the following units: Health and safety. The body in action. Training and fitness for.
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BTEC National Certificate / BTEC National Diploma
courses are coursework based and can be studied as a 12 unit (two A Level
equivalent if studying the National Certificate) or 18 unit (three A Level
equivalent if studying the National Diploma). The coursework is based on
assignments and covers the following units:
· Health and safety
The body in action
· Training and fitness for sport
Fitness testing for sport & exercise
· Psychology for sports
· Sports nutrition
· Sports coaching
· Sport in society
· The athletes
· Technical and tactical skills in sport
Rules, regulations and officiating in sport
· Organising sport
Exercise, health and lifestyle
· Instructing physical activity and
· Analysis of sports performance
identification and development in sport
· Working with children in
If you enjoy coursework and are able to meet regular
deadlines and know that your future career is sport based, then this could
be the course for you. It covers some of the same topics that are covered
on the A Level course but, the difference is that this course is assessed
by ongoing assignments. There is practical work as part of the course but
practical work needs to be written up and therefore there is a requirement
to do considerable amounts of written analysis.
What can I study with this subject?
Any other AS courses that
interest you, depending upon how much of this course you have selected.
There is some overlap with Psychology, Sociology and Biology, but it is
possible to study these courses alongside the BTEC Sport. It is not
possible for students to study AS Physical Education alongside BTEC Sport.
The study of Sport can lead to employment or further
study in a number of fields, including: sport, leisure and recreation
management, teaching, the police, sports development, coaching, sports
science and physiotherapy.