Level 3

Duration: 2 Years

Contact: Ms N Bulless

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grades at 9 to 4 including a minimum of grade 4 at GCSE PE or Merit in Sport BTEC Level 2.

Course Content

With BTEC Nationals in Sport, you have the flexibility to choose the right course to support your progression at every stage in your study programme. In addition to the core suite of Sport courses. You will also have the opportunity to study a qualification in fitness services.
This new specialist course includes a core of mandatory content plus a range of bespoke units to equip you with the skills you need in the workplace, or on specialist higher education courses.

Extended Certificate: 2 years

Units Assessed through

  1. Anatomy and Physiology Written exam
  2. Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and well-being Controlled Assessment
  3. Professional Development in the Sports Industry Assignment set and marked internally
  4. Application of Fitness Testing OR Practical Sport Performance Assignment set and marked internally

This course would complement a related GCE or other qualification to prepare for further education in other areas of sport such as related degree programmes.

Future Opportunities

With further training you could go into employment related to sport such as a sports coach, fitness trainer or gym instructor. The level 3 BTEC is a recognised qualification that will help develop the knowledge, skills and understanding that many employers across the various realms of sport, physical activity and the health and exercise sectors value highly.

University Success

In 2018, 93% of students went to their first or second choice university.

A Level Pass Rate

In 2018, Homewood's Year 13 students achieved 100% pass rate in over 42 A-level and Level 3 courses.