The course is an active and enjoyable way to study sport and gain an understanding of the Sport Industry.
The BTEC qualifications are coursework and examination based, they aim to provide students with opportunities to learn and apply theory to practice. Students will have the opportunity to develop appropriate knowledge and skills to enable progression to both Higher Education and employment.
Grade 4 in Mathematics and English.
A knowledge of the Human Body is desirable.
Minimum Grade 6 at GCSE PE on the theory paper for Extended Certificate in Sport. Minimum of a Level 2 Merit for Extended Certificate and Diploma BTEC Sport Courses.
There is an expectation that there will be a commitment to Wednesday afternoon sports teams at the Academy.
1 hour 30 minutes written examination set and marked by Pearson.
A task set by Pearson and completed under supervised conditions
Part A – leaners will research a case study set by Pearson 2 weeks before the assessment period.
Part B – a 2 hour supervised assessment period timetabled by Pearson.
Learners explore the knowledge and skills required for different career pathways in the sports industry. Learners will take part in, and reflect on, a personal skills audit, career action plan and practical interview assessment activities.
Unit 5 – Application of Fitness Testing Unit 6 – Sports Psychology Unit 8 – Coaching for PerformanceUnit 26 – Technical and Tactical demands of SportUnit 27 – The Athlete's LifestyleUnit 28 – Sports Performance Analysis
Unit 4 – Sports Leadership Unit 7 – Practical Sports Performance Unit 9 – Research Methods in Sport Unit 13 – Instructing Gym-based Exercise Unit 14 – Exercise and Circuit based Physical Activity Unit 17 – Sports Injury management Unit 25 – Rules, regulations and officiating in Sport
Should you have any queries or comments please contact Miss Duncombe (Sixth Form Admissions Officer) by either:
Or by post:
Sixth Form Admissions Officer,Sandwell Academy,Halfords Lane,West Bromwich,West Midlands,B71 4LG.
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