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BTEC LEVEL 2 - FIRST DIPLOMA IN SPORT

Examination board: Edexcel (BTEC)

BTEC 2012 Specification (pearson.com)

The BTEC First Diploma in Sport, is a vocational course designed to give learners a basic grounding in understanding and knowledge of the sport and active leisure sector.  The course is designed to develop essential skills, techniques, personal skills and attributes required to achieve your goals, whether gaining employment, securing career progression, or progressing to further qualifications or higher education.

The course involves completing a variety of units that will include, both theory and practical elements.  It will be assessed through coursework and two exams, allowing you the flexibility to demonstrate your knowledge in a variety of ways.  

We also aim to provide you with the opportunity to complete additional sport related qualifications in order to help you gain employment.

What will I study?

Unit 1- Fitness for sport and exercise - external exam- 30 credits

Unit 2- Practical sports performance- internal coursework- 30 credits

Unit 3- The mind and sports performance- internal coursework- 30 credits

Unit 4- The sports performer in action- internal coursework- 30 credits

Unit 5- Training for personal fitness- internal coursework- 30 credits

Unit 7- Anatomy and physiology for sports performance- external exam- 30 credits

Unit 10- injury and the sports performer- internal coursework-30 credits

Unit 11- Running a sports event- internal coursework- 30 credits

Unit 14- Carry out a sports related project- internal coursework- 60 credits

Unit 15-Designing exercise programmes- internal coursework- 60 credits

Unit 17- Facility Operations for sport and leisure- internal coursework- 60 credits

Unit 24- Work experience in sport- Placement and internal coursework -60 credits

 

 

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What qualifications do I need?

  • Students need to attain grade 3 at GCSE PE.
  • To progress to L2 National Diploma, students much attain at least a Merit in L2.

 

Where can Sport BTEC L2 - First diploma lead me?

  • Progress to sport BTEC L3 National Diploma ( 2 A-Level equivalent)
  • Enter the world of work in the fitness and leisure industry.