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BTEC Level 3 in Sport

The course

Type: College Courses
Duration: One or two years full-time, depending on study route.

This course provides an introduction to the sector for students looking to build a career in sport, in areas such as exercise and fitness, coaching and leadership, sports development and the outdoors. It is designed to give a full understanding of the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in this industry.


  • One-year Extended Certificate, including English and Maths
  • One-year Foundation Diploma
  • Two-year Diploma, including English and Maths
  • Two-year Extended Diploma.

What You Study

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Fitness training
  • Practical sports
  • Sports coaching and leadership
  • Sports injuries
  • Sports psychology
  • Work experience and employability skills
  • English and Maths, as required.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 4 or C or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a relevant BTEC Level 2 qualification. A satisfactory reference is also needed.

How to Apply

To apply, consider which campus you would like to study at and submit an online application on either the Bishop Burton College or Riseholme College website.


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