Sport, travel and uniformed protective services btec Level 3 For 16-19 Year Olds

BTEC Level 3 Sport and Exercise Science (Double)

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A dynamic and energising course, sport and exercise sciences will prepare you for careers in sports. You will study a variety of units ranging from the study of skill acquisition to sports injury management.

EXAMINATION BOARD: pearson edexcel


Two grade 4s in GCSE combined science or grade 4 in GCSE Biology.

Why study BTEC Level 3 Sport and Exercise Science (Double) at Blackpool Sixth?

With strong links with higher education institutes, we tailor our learning and assessment methods to meet the requirements of universities. Strong employer links ensure that our students are exposed to the sports industry gaining vital experience.

Students on this course also have the opportunity to take an additional qualification in sports leadership (Community Sports Leaders).

Find out more about our sports leaders qualification.

How will I be taught?

  • Practical
  • Posters
  • Video blogs
  • Audio assessments
  • Presentations
  • Reports
  • Video analysis

Teacher expertise

BSc Hons Degree in Sport and Exercise Sciences, BTEC Standards Verifier, part of the leadership team within Pearson examination board, examiner. With all staff in the Sports Department working in the sector and specifically the level 3 BTEC for 5 years or more.

What skills will I develop?

  • Leadership – you will take charge of your progress on the course and lead small groups within research projects.
  • Communication – through presentations and coaching, leading and taking part in practical sessions.
  • Confidence – as part of the college community you will meet different people from different high schools and backgrounds.
  • Time management – the BTEC course requires good time management, you will need to meet deadlines throughout the year to ensure you get the best grade possible.
  • Organisation – BTEC requires you to make and keep notes well organised throughout the year, whilst balancing your workload to ensure that you meet deadlines.
  • Listening skills – as part of the course you will take part in group discussions which require you to discuss your ideas whilst listening to the opinions of others.
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How will I be assessed?




    controlled assessment
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      What will you study and other information about BTEC Level 3 Sport and Exercise Science (Double)

      Where does it lead?

      All industries in sport include but are not limited to: sports journalism, sports science, match analysis, sports therapy, and physiotherapy. Students who study this course are often successful in achieving placements on physiotherapy courses at university, courses that receive 600 applicants for 30 spaces.

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