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Level 2 BTEC First Extended Certificate (NQF)

Sport Level 2

Level

Level 2

Career Sector

Life & Sports Sciences

Available At

Seevic Palmer's

Start Date

September

Course overview

This course is a great choice if you are enthusiastic about a career in the sport industry.

Entry requirements

  • At least four GCSEs at grade D/3 or above including English Language or Maths
  • At least one GCSE needs to be at grade C/4 or above
  • Grade D/3 or above in any related Sport GCSE
  • Grade D/3 or above in GCSE English Language, Maths and/or any Science would also be an advantage

What will I study?

You will gain knowledge of the anatomy of the human body and how it relates to sport, as well as more practical aspects including: Fitness and Training Testing and Leading Sports Activities.

You will also be able to develop a range of study skills including communication, English, Maths and presentations skills.

Modules

Core Modules

Fitness for Sport and Exercise (exam)

Practical Sports Performance

Mandatory

Anatomy and Physiology (exam)

Additional examples

Leading Sports Activities

Profiling Sports Performance

The Mind and Sport Performance

Units are subject to change

Why study Sport Level 2 at USP?

You will have the opportunity to become a full-time student athlete, combining your vocational studies with training as part of the Seevic Storm competitive sports programme.

As one of the most successful college sports programmes in the country, we enjoy a strong tradition of competing in the best competitions and leagues, and can boast an impressive array of both team and individual national champions.

The expertise of our staff also gives our student athletes excellent sports science support, which includes:

  • Strength & Conditioning Programmes
  • Fitness Testing Specialists
  • Sports Nutrition Support
  • Seevic Storm includes: Rugby, Football, Netball, Basketball, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton, Tennis, Table Tennis, Trampoline, Golf, Swimming and Athletics

What could I do next?

You could progress on to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Exercise Science or Sport Development, Coaching and Fitness.

Alternatively you could progress to an Apprenticeship or gain employment within the Sports and Leisure industry.

Former Level 2 Sport student Luke Beard went on to gain a distinction profile on the BTEC level 3 Extended Diploma in Sports Science. He is now studying at the University of Hertfordshire.

 

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