Sport, Exercise and Fitness BTEC Level 2

Campus
Leicester
Level
Level 2

The broad subject content that is covered in Physical Education and Sport enables students to progress onto a wide range of careers.

Course Duration

One year course

 

Entry Requirements

GCSEs at grade D/3 and E/2 or above including English Language and Maths grade E/2.

Or pass in a L1 vocational programme, plus L1 English or Maths.

 

Assessment of Extended Certificate

You will study 3 mandatory units and 4 optional specialist units.

 

Mandatory Units

  1. Participating in sport (6 credits)
  2. Anatomy and physiology for exercise (6 credits)
  3. Introduction to healthy exercise and nutrition (6 credits))

 

Optional Units

You will study 4 optional units including:

Sports Coaching, Physical Fitness and Injuries in Sport, Developing Sporting Skills and Tactical Awareness and Performance Analysis for Sport.

 

Overview

It is for students with lively enquiring minds with an ability to lead others in practical situations and who wish to work in some aspect of sport.

This course aims to develop  knowledge and understanding of a range of activities and environments within the sports sector.  Gateway College is proud of its state of the art sports facilities and you will specialise in different aspects of sport performance, lifestyle and well-being and fitness to develop relevant skills for work in the sport sector.

 

Work placements will be encouraged on this course and your maths and English skills will also be developed.

 

Career Progression

The broad subject content that is covered in Physical Education and Sport enables students to progress onto a wide range of careers. As a consequence of the skills and knowledge developed on these courses students have the option of enrolling onto Level 3 Sport at Gateway or entering into the world of work.  Some of the more popular career options have been: Recreation/Leisure Centre Employment, Sports Coaching, Health and Fitness Industry or Professional Sport.

 

Further Information 

This course is assessed by coursework. You will be required to participate fully in all practical aspects of this course.

In addition to this your timetable will enable you to explore employment opportunities through work experience.  A willingness to engage in and independently seek these opportunities is strongly encouraged.