What is the title of this course? BTEC First Certificate / Diploma in Sports Studies Level 2 Extended Certificate
What is the title of this course?
BTEC Level 1/2 First Award in Sport and the Sports Leaders Level 1 Award
What level of qualification will I gain at
the end of the course?
1 GCSE A* - C
grade and Sports Leaders Level 1 Award
What are the main topics I will be taught?
for Sport and Exercise
Sports Performer in Action
What type of learning
activities will I undertake?
Lessons will be a mixture of both practical and
Theoretical lessons will be either taught or will be used to complete
Practical lessons will be based
around different sports or will be focussed on a theoretical topic, for example
‘heart rate recovery times after exercise’.
The Sports Leaders Award will involve 30 hours of
coaching younger learners at TAA or a local primary school.
How will I be assessed?
for Sport and Exercise unit – 1 hour exam
Sports Performance unit – 3 assignments
Sports Performer in Action unit – 2 assignments
Sports Activities unit – 3 assignments
are coursework based and students must pass all the assignments and the exam in
order to pass the whole course.
are marked using a Pass, Merit or Distinction criteria.
Leaders Award will be passed if 30 hours of coaching is completed and assessed
by a member of staff.
What are the possible
progression routes once I have this qualification?
BTEC Nationals in Sport –
Equivalent to A levels
Sports Leaders Level 2
Sports and Leisure
Sports Administration and
Police, Fire Service or