BTEC Diploma in Sport

Performance & Excellence

Combining Golf & Education for Your Future, the Edexcel BTEC Diploma Sport - Level 3 (Performance and Excellence) is part of our Golf Education Programme, delivering a 120-credit qualification that consists of nine mandatory units plus 4 optional units.

These BTEC qualifications in Sport are not intended to provide competence for these additional qualifications, but are aimed at providing a route and preparing learners should they proceed to take these qualifications alongside their programme of study.

Mandatory units that will be covered include:

  • Unit 1 Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport (5 credits)
  • Unit 2 The Physiology of Fitness (5 credits)
  • Unit 3 Assessing Risk in Sport (10 credits)
  • Unit 4 Fitness Training and Programming (10 credits)
  • Unit 7 Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise (10 credits)
  • Unit 11 Sports Nutrition (10 credits)
  • Unit 17 Psychology for Sports Performance (10 credits)
  • Unit 27 Technical and Tactical Skills in Sport (10 credits)
  • Unit 28 The Athleteโ€™s Lifestyle (10 credits)

For additional UCAS points, the following units are covered during your 3rd year of BTEC Diploma Sport, or if deemed able, completed during year 1 & 2:

  • Unit 5 Sports Coaching (10 credits)
  • Unit 10 Sports Nutrition (10 credits)
  • Unit 18 Sports Injuries (10 credits)
  • Unit 19 Analysis of Sports Performance (10 credits)