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Level 3 DiplomaBtec

This is BTEC qualification is equivalent in size to two A Levels. It has been designed as part of a two-year programme, normally in conjunction with one or more additional qualifications at Level 3.

This qualification is aimed at learners looking to progress to employment in sports performance or continue studying in higher education. It also complements qualifications like sports leaders awards and level 1 / 2 national governing body coaching.


Course Content

Units in year 1 (2 external units + 3 internal units)

Anatomy and physiology (ex)

Fitness training and programming (ex)

Professional development in the sports industry

Sports leadership

Practical sports performance

Units in year 2 (1 external + 3 internal)

Investigating business in sport (ex)

Skill acquisition

Organising sports events

Application of fitness testing


Key Facts

  • Course Level BTEC (Level 3)
  • Assessment Breakdown 3 external units make up 33% of the course that is assessed using synoptic external assessments or traditional exams. 77% of the course is assessed using internally assessed coursework units. Assessments are made up of formally written assignments, presentations and practical work.
  • Assessor Edexcel
  • Entry Requirements Minimum 5+ Levels 4-9.

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