Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Sport

  • Year 1-Level 3 BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Sport (60 credits)

  • Year 2-Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Sport (120 credits-equivalent to 2 A Levels) / Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (180 credits-equivalent to 3 A Levels)

This Diploma is designed to equip you with the necessary skills for a career within the Sports industry. This course is ideal for those who wish to study sports and leisure in a professional vocational sports setting based at Leyton Orient Football Club and the Score Sports Complex. Football students will receive 6 hours of coaching from Leyton Orient Trust as part of their enrichment programme. There will also be an opportunity to gain an FA Level 1 Coaching Qualification.

Entry Requirements for Subsidiary Diploma:

  • 4 GCSEs at Grade C/4-9 or above including English and Maths Grade D or above
  • Merit in a relevant Level 2 qualification
  • Initial Assessment Minimum Level 1 English/Maths and interview

What will I study?

  • Principles of Anatomy and Physiology
  • Physiology of Fitness
  • Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
  • Sports Coaching
  • Practical Individual/Team Sport
  • Sports Development
  • Assessing Risk in Sport

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment through coursework and practical work.

What next?

Progression to Higher Education or employment within the Sports and Leisure industry