Sport BTEC

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The BTEC is recognised by employers and universities, so you can get into employment or Higher Education with a BTEC.

Specific requirements

C (4) grade or above in English Language

Entry requirements on ‘SSFC Course Information, Advice & Guidance’ document also apply.

What will I study?

Why Study BTEC Sport?
The sport and active leisure industry is very diverse and covers such aspects as coaching, fitness testing and sports development. Every year the sport and active leisure sector outperforms the rest of the UK economy so the opportunities available within this sector are more varied than ever before.
There will be both the opportunity and expectation to continue and improve your team sports through the Wednesday afternoon sports programme and after college clubs.
In comparison with the A Level PE course:
  • This course is assessed 100% by coursework
  • No exam at the end of the course
  • Your marks build up throughout the course

Where does it lead?

Higher Education: BSc or BA in Sports Science, Recreation and Leisure Studies, PE teaching.

Employment: Health and Fitness business, Armed Forces (PTI),  sports coaching, sports development, sports administration, event management. Employment in sports journalism and media.