Course Details

School Leavers 16+ Study Programmes – Sport

Pearson BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Sport (Coaching)

1 year

Entry Requirements
To be considered for this course, you will need 4 GCSE’s at A*‐ G

Recognised qualifications

  • Pearson BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Sport – worth up to 3 GCSE’s, and will facilitate entrance to Level 3 study or progression to employment.
  • GCSE English and/or Maths ‐ For those who just miss out on a C grade in English and/or Mathematics, we provide tuition to retake these all important qualifications. Essential for those that want to move on to University.
  • Functional skills level 2 in English and/or Maths – For those that missed out on GCSE English and/or Mathematics, functional skills may be the best route for progression.

The curriculum
The NQF Level 2 BTEC Firsts in Sport is traditionally made up of a series of units. During the course you will cover the following subjects:

  • Fitness for Sport & Exercise
  • Practical Sports Performance
  • The Mind & Sports Performance
  • The Sports Performer in Action
  • Training for Personal Fitness
  • Leading Sports Activities
  • Anatomy & physiology for Sports Performance
  • Promotion & Sponsorship in Sport
  • Profiling Sports Performance

Where you can study

You can study this course at the following locations:
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Start Date
September 2016

Course Type

Course Duration
1 Year

Various - see map

BTEC L2 1st in Sport

16-18 FREE

Entry Requirements
4 GCSE’s A–G

Course Progression
Access to higher education. Progression into semi and professional sport

Career Opportunities
Trainee supervisory positions in sport development, coaching and recreation


Further Information
Course enquiry line 01793 701441