BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport (Bryn Celynnog)

Level: BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport (equivalent to 2 A levels)

Exam Board: EDEXCEL

Location:   Bryn Celynnog

Mandatory Units

 

1

Principles of Anatomy and Physiology – The aim of this unit is to explore the structure and function of the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular and respiratory systems and also to learn the fundamentals of the energy systems.

 

2

The Physiology of Fitness –This unit provides an opportunity for learners to explore the body’s response to acute exercise and how the body adapts to long-term exercise participation.

 

3

Assessing Risk in Sport –The aim of this unit is to make the learner explicitly aware of the vital nature of risk assessment and its management within the sports industry.

 

4

Fitness Training and Programming – The aim of this unit is for learners to be able to plan fitness training sessions and design fitness training programmes.

 

5

Sports Coaching – The aim of this unit is to develop a learners understanding and knowledge of the roles, responsibilities, skills and techniques of a sports coach and how to apply them whilst coaching and/or leading sports sessions.

 

6

Sports Development – The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with an overview of the principles of sports development, the key agencies involved and to provide practical examples of current practice.

 

7

Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise – The aim of this unit is to develop a learners understanding and knowledge of the roles, responsibilities, skills and techniques of a sports coach and how to apply them whilst coaching and/or leading sports sessions.

 

8 or 9

Practical Team/Individual Sports – The aim of this unit is to enable learners to explore the skills, techniques, tactics and rules of team/individual sports through practical participation.

Optional Units – likely choices but lots more available.

 

8 or 9

 

Practical Team/Individual Sports – The aim of this unit is to enable learners to explore the skills, techniques, tactics and rules of team/individual sports through practical participation.

 

11

Sports Nutrition – The aim of this unit is to provide a broad understanding of the importance of nutrition and hydration to a variety of sports participants.

 

15

Instructing Physical Activity and Exercise – The aim of this unit is for learners to be able to design, plan, deliver and review exercise sessions which meet the needs of different client groups.

 

17

Psychology of Sports Performance – The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ understanding of the psychological dimensions of sport and develop techniques to improve sporting performance.

 

26

Work Experience in Sport – The aim of this unit is to provide learners with the skills needed to undertake a work experience placement in the sports industry.

Staff to consult for more information Mr. M. Sallam, Mr. J. Stock

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