What will you study and other information about BTEC Level 3 Sport (Triple)
- Anatomy and physiology
- Fitness training and programming for health, sport and well-being
- Professional development in the sports industry
- Sports leadership
- Application of fitness testing
- Practical sports performance
- Coaching for performance
- Research methods in sport
- Sports injury management
- Work experience in active leisure
- Development and provision of sport and physical activity
- Investigating business in sport and the active leisure industry
- Skill acquisition in sport
- Rules, regulations and officiating in sport
A range of textbooks and other relevant publications are available in the FYi or departmental resource area. Subscription to appropriate periodicals is also available through the department. There are also a range of revision guides available through Amazon and students will be directed to these once on the course/ appropriate unit(s)
There are day visits included as part of the course that students are encouraged to participate in. These may incur a cost to cover transport and entrance to the visited organisation. In total, the estimated cost of these essential visits over the two years of the course will be approximately £100. There may be other non-essential educational day and residential visits that students can access during the two year course.
Any student undertaking work experience with young children or vulnerable adults may need a DBS check to go out on a work placement. The cost of the DBS check is currently £38. Payment is made when students bring in the completed DBS form and evidence of identity to Student Services.
Students will be expected to purchase a Blackpool Sixth sports kit, polo shirt and training top to be worn during practical sessions, leadership activities and work experience, approximate cost £45. (essential bundle)
With strong links with Fylde Rugby Club, Blackpool FC and Fleetwood Town FC there are a number of opportunities to explore the world of professional sport. Links with Blackpool Council will enable you to explore sporting initiatives locally and the impact these have on your community, and further experiences in health and fitness. There are a variety of work experiences in areas such as personal trainer, lifeguard/sports instructor, sports coaching and development, sports teaching and various roles within the leisure industry. Students on this course also have the opportunity to take an additional qualification in sports leadership (Community Sports Leaders).