Course Details

School Leavers 16+ Study Programmes – Sport

Pearson BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Sport (Rugby Union)

1 year

Entry Requirements
To be considered for this course, you will need 4 GCSE’s at A*/9‐ G/3

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 2021

Course Type

Course Duration
1 Year

Various - see map

BTEC Level 2 1st in Sport

16-18 Free

Entry Requirements
1 GCSE 1-9

Course progression
Access to further study at Level 3, including advanced apprenticeships and study programmes

Career Opportunities
Anything within the sport and leisure industry, including professional sportsperson, sports coach

Further Information
Course enquiry line
01753 362248