Sport Level 3

Level 3 BTEC/CTEC courses Sport Level 3

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Key Information

Level 3 BTEC/CTEC courses

Two Year Course

Examination Board


"CTEC Sport gives me an insight into working in the sports industry. There are many different units including performance analysis where you look at stats for a player and create a performance profile, and sports injuries where you create a rehabilitation plan for an injured athlete. I also get to try the theory out with my own performance, playing football and badminton for Team ND. The teachers are really supportive, and we even did a team building day where I got to kayak learn about many different sports such as goal ball and short tennis".


Two year CTEC level 3 Diploma (Equivalent to two A-Levels)
Two year CTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate (Equivalent to one A-Level) 

Assessment: 60% coursework, 40% exams

What do I need to study this course?

You will need five GCSEs at grade 4 including GCSE English Language and GCSE Physical Education if studied. It is beneficial that you are currently performing in at least one sport so that you can provide video evidence for practical assessment. This course also includes sports coaching and a fitness-training programme, therefore a high level of motivation for the subject is necessary.

What will I study?

Unit 1: Body Systems and the Effects of Physical Activity.

Unit 2: Sports Coaching and Activity Leadership.

Unit 3: Sports Organisation and Development.

Unit 5: Performance Analysis in Sport.

Unit 17: Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation.

What next?

This course will allow learners to progress into higher education on a sport-related course such as Sport and Physical Education, Sport Science, Sport Coaching and Development, or Sport and Leisure Management.

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