Sport, Travel and Uniformed protective services btec Level 3 For 16-19 Year Olds

BTEC Level 3 Sport (Triple)

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BTEC Sport is an exciting coursework, externally assessed and examined course. This range of assessments caters to all types of students. BTEC Sport is an innovative course that develops knowledge, understanding, and experience in a range of sporting topics allowing for progression to university or into employment.


Pearson Edexcel


Vocational level 3 courses are advanced courses, we require five grade 9-4 passes (or equivalent) including English language or maths.

Why study BTEC Level 3 Sport (Triple) at Blackpool Sixth?

Our highly engaging lessons are taught by a number of outstanding teachers with specialisms in a variety of areas. Our expertise lies in improving our student grades by helping them to learn and apply a variety of scenarios when completing their assignments.

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?

Classes are student led with a variety of activities, guided by outstanding teachers linked to real life scenarios. There is a great mixture of classroom and practical-based activities.

Teacher expertise

You will be taught by very well-qualified and experienced teachers with a variety of sporting expertise in international rugby, hockey, weight-lifting, netball and basketball. Our teachers have a vast amount of industry experience including personal training.

What skills will I develop?

  • Communication
  • Working with others / group management
  • Empathy
  • Confidence
  • Leadership
  • IT skills
  • Presentation
  • Analysis and evaluation
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How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in a number of ways which provide variety and opportunities for creativity. These include exams, internally assessed coursework, and externally assessed projects/set tasks.

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What will you study and other information about BTEC Level 3 Sport (Triple)

Where does it lead?

Students go on to study a range of sports-related degrees at university. Popular choices include Leeds Beckett for sports coaching, UCLAN for sports therapy, Liverpool John Moores, Edgehill University for teaching, Manchester Metropolitan University for sports development. Students have also gained employment as Foundation Sports Coaches and sport teaching assistants.

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