BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate
Five GCSEs including Maths & English Language: a minimum of three GCSEs at Grade 4 and two GCSEs at Grade 5.
What is it?
This qualification involves a combination of practical and theoretical work, investigating different aspects of sport, from the industries involved to exploring the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular and respiratory systems' functions and structures.
Why choose this subject at BSFC?
A lot of our Sport & PE students like to get involved in the competitive team sports available at the College, like the Boys’ First XI Football team, who have made it to the Wirral Cup Final at Tranmere’s Prenton Park stadium in five of the last six years.
What will I study?
Topics covered include: Anatomy & Physiology; Fitness training & programming for health, sport and wellbeing; Professional development in the sports industry; Application of fitness testing.
How will I be assessed?
A mixture of coursework and internally and externally set controlled assessments plus exams across the two years.
How will this subject prepare me for the world of work?
The growth in health, fitness and leisure industries has led to a large increase in career options for those with sporting qualifications, such as coaching, sports development, sports science and physiotherapy.
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