Course Overview

Exam Board: Pearson
Qualification: BTEC Award in Sport, Activity and Fitness
Location: Digitech

This qualification is designed for learners who want an introduction to the sport, activity and fitness sector that includes a vocational and hands-on element. If you are able to work independently, in groups, research, meet deadlines, problem solve, be self-reflective and communicate confidently then this course is suited to you.

What Will I Learn?

This course is a practical introduction to the sport, activity and fitness industry. You will explore the sector while you:

  • Understand the potential physiological and psychological benefits that participants can gain as a result of their engagement in sport and activity.
  • Study how technology can be used to improve activity and fitness in sport and physical activities.
  • Understand how training, nutrition and psychology can impact sporting fitness and activity.

There are three modules in the course:

  • Understand the body and the supporting technology for sport activity
  • The principals of training, nutrition and psychology for sport and activity
  • Applying the principles of sport and activity

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Assessment & Qualifications

The course includes coursework and an exam for assessment

Career Progression

Studying a BTEC award in sport will equip you with some of the skills and knowledge you will need to become a professional in a number of different sports careers.

You could also continue studies with higher education in specialist sports subjects such as sports coaching, sports management or physiotherapy.

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