Sport - BTEC
COURSE LEADER: Mr D Carter
A BTEC National Award or Certificate is a theory, (with some practical) work-related course. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. You must have an interest in all aspects of sport not just the practical side of the subject. You will learn the principles of anatomy and physiology in sport and how it applies to fitness. In addition you will learn to assess risks in sport and develop your knowledge of fitness testing, training and instructing in sport and physical activities. Finally you will also gain a better understanding of exercise, health and lifestyle.
Grade 4 and above in 5 subjects
On completion of the course students can aspire to the next level in BTEC to a Level 4. The qualification can be used in addition with other subjects to assist in higher education, further sports training, coaching qualifications or work based placements in the sporting field.