Sport - BTEC Extended Diploma - Level 3


Start:
September
Location:
Balliol Road Campus
Level:
3

Course Details

This course covers the organisation and administration of sport, together with the planning of sports activities. You will study practical skills and increase your theoretical knowledge in relation to planning, conducting and evaluating coaching sessions.

You will also have an opportunity to apply the science-based areas of psychology and fitness testing to sports performance.

The programme also includes studying Maths and English towards GCSE grade 9-4 (old grading system: A*-C) if you do not already have these grades.

You will also complete a number of governing body qualifications to increase your employability.

  • Practical sports performance
  • Development and provision of sport and physical activity
  • Assessing risk in sport
  • Fitness training and programming for sport
  • Sports leadership
  • Sports development
  • Application of fitness testing
  • Professional development in the sports industry
  • Research methods in sport
  • Coaching for performance
  • Sports event organisation
  • Sports injury management
  • Sports massage
  • Coaching and leading for participation
Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness)
2 years (with the option of completing a 90 credit qualification after 1 year)
  • University
  • Higher/Degree Apprenticeship
  • Employment
  • Community Sports Coach
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Gym Instructor
  • Health Trainer
  • Personal Trainer
  • Physiotherapist
  • Conditioning Coach

Entry Requirements

How much will this course cost me?

Aged 16-18

Free.

Aged 19+

There may be fees associated with this course.

You may be eligible to have some or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances.

Please call 0151 353 4444 or email enquiries@hughbaird.ac.uk with any queries.

Financial Support (all ages)

You may be eligible to receive financial support for course fees, travel and childcare. Please visit our Student Finance page for more information.

Please call 0151 353 4444 or email enquiries@hughbaird.ac.uk with any queries.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some frequently asked questions that we are often asked:

If you are aged 16-18 then the majority of our courses are free for you to study. If you are aged 19+ then there may be fees associated with the course. You may be eligible to have some, or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.

You do not have to let a lack of money stop you from coming to Hugh Baird College. We have bursaries and grants in place to help support those students that may find it more difficult to cover the costs of participating in further education, these include help with things such as tuition fees, childcare and travel. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.

No. We can enrol students from any area. Public transport links are good too, so the College is easy to get to from all across Merseyside.

Please contact our independent Careers Advisors. Call 0151 353 4444 or email careers@hughbaird.ac.uk.