BTEC Sport

Course Overview

Edexcel BTEC Level 2 First Award in Sport

Unit Core Units Assessment Method GLH

1. Fitness for sport and excercise External 30

2. Practical sports performance Internal 30

Unit Core Units

3. The mind and sports performance Internal 30

4. The sports performer in action Internal 30

5. Training for personal fitness Internal 30

6. Leading sports activities Internal 30

Exams and Coursework

This is an Edexcel BTEC Course. The work is organised into units which are listed above.

The course involves lots of activity and training to improve fitness. Some lessons will be practical and others will be in the classroom. Most units are internally assessed by collection of evidence such as written work, presentations, video of performance, training diaries and self-evaluation logbooks.

There is one unit which is assessed through an exam. Assessment for each unit will be awarded at pass, merit or distinction.

Potential Pathways (Post-16)

This course is a good starting point for anyone interested in any career in sport. It leads onto the Level 3 qualification in Post-16. The Edexcel BTEC Level 2 First Award in Sport also provides the starting point for a route to employment into many diverse areas of sport, including junior level roles in the sport and active leisure sector, such as recreation assistant or sports leader.

Potential Career Routes

Any career involving sport and coaching or working with people in a health setting.

Contact Mrs Clooney: [email protected]