Intermediate Course in Sports Studies

What entry requirements do I need?

You will need a minimum of: 4 GCSE's A*- D including English and maths. Equivalent Qualifications may be considered in exceptional circumstances.

What will I learn?

You will use your passionate for sport, exercise and fitness to gain an understanding of the underlying scientific principles within this exciting industry.

During our one-year BTEC Extended Certificate in Sport you will gain an insight into the many disciplines associated with, and incorporated in sport. You will develop practical skills, theoretical knowledge and understanding of the sports industry throughout the course. Learning will take place in the classroom and in our fully-equipped gym where you will explore the components of fitness, how to improve sports performance, how lifestyle and wellbeing can impact of personal fitness and performance, as well as analysing the mind and what affect psychology can have.

You will study units including:

  • Fitness for Sport and Exercise
  • Practical Sports Performance
  • The Mind and Sports Performance
  • The Sports Performer in Action
  • Training for Personal Fitness
  • Leading Sports Activities
  • Promotion and Sponsorship in Sport
  • Lifestyle and Well Being
  • Running a Sports Event
  • The Sport and Active Leisure Industry
  • Profiling Sports Performance

You will be assessed through a range of 25% practical tasks, 60% coursework assignments and 15% exams.

What could I progress on to?

On completion of this course you can progress on to our Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport, where further skills will prepare you for a career in Sport and Active leisure.

With additional training you can start your career as a Fitness instructor, Personal trainer, PE teacher, Youth worker, Sport coach or Outdoor Educator.


Additional Course Details for 17/18

  • Course code 9646
    Course name Intermediate Course in Sports Studies
    Campus Station Plaza
    Study mode Full-Time
    Start date 11/09/17
    Duration 36 week (s)

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Sometimes it can be difficult to decide the right level at which to study. The guide below will help you work which level is best for you.

Entry Level

These courses are for students who want to start progressing up the qualifications levels or have no previous qualifications.

Vocational Level 1

You must have a mixture of grades E to G at GCSE to study at this level.

Vocational Level 2

You must have two grade D's and two grade E's at GCSE or a relevant level 1 qualification to study at this level.

Vocational Level 3

These courses are equivalent to A levels, you must have at least four GCSE's at grade C or above or a relevant level 2 qualification.

A Levels

A levels are level 3 courses, you must have or expect 5 A-C grades at GCSE level including Maths and English.
Foundation Degree and Degree Our university courses typically require a relevant level 3 qualification or 120 UCAS points.

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