BTEC National Diploma In Sport - (Incorporating National Award)

West Herts College
In Watford (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • BTEC
  • Watford (England)
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

Important information

Requirements: 4 GCSE's grade C or above to include English and/or Maths or First Diploma or GNVQ Intermediate in a relevant subject (with Merit profile)

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location

Watford
Langley Road, WD17 4YH , Hertfordshire, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Sports Science
Sports Studies

Course programme

Information about the course

The BTEC National Diploma is studied over 2 years. However students maybe able to attain the National Award at the end of their first year, and the National Diploma after successful completion of the second year.

Course content

18 units are studied in total over the two year period.  The course examines all aspects of playing, coaching and improving sporting performance. This takes in aspects such as fitness testing, coaching skills, knowledge of anatomy and physiology and psychological and social influences on sport.

Core units include

The Body in Action
Health & Safety in Sport
Training & Fitness in Sport
Sports Coaching
Sports Development
Fitness testing for Sport and Exercise
Practical Team Sports
Practical Individual Sports

Assessment

Continuous Assessment throughout

Progression

Successful completion can lead to:

Entry into Higher Education, Foundation Degree in Sport, Active IQ Personal Training Course and/or Employment in the Sport and Leisure Industry