Sport - B-Tec

Head of Sports and Personal Development
Miss C Plummer


This course is for students who really enjoy both the practice and theoretical side of PE lessons. Students who opt for the course will be interested in employment in the sports and leisure industry and for the who wish to progress to further education. The BTEC course is equivalent to one A level and it has 4 units which all include theory and practical elements.


Anatomy and Physiology

You will study skeletal , muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory and energy systems and the effect of exercise on each system.


Fitness Training , health and well being

This involves interpreting lifestyles factors and data provided to justify a program that meets the needs of a client.


Sports Industry

You will cover the career and job opportunities in the sports industry, explore your own skills and create sports action plans. You will demonstrate coaching skills and reflect on the recruitment process and your individual qualities lined to a career in the feed of sports.


You will be both internally and externally assessed , you will produce 2 assignments and be awarded a pass /merit or distinction You will cover the roles, qualities and characteristics of an effective sports leader, you will examine the importance of psychological factors and their link to effective leadership and explore an effective leadership style. When leading a team during sports and exercise activities.


5 grade 9-4’s GCSE or Merit at BTEC/OCR plus English grade 4 and Maths grade 4.