Sport and Fitness

Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport, Fitness and Personal Training
Course Title
Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport, Fitness and Personal Training
Course Code
Mode of Study
Entry Requirements
4 GCSEs (A*-C/9-4), including English language or maths, or a relevant Level 2 Diploma from a similar subject area.
Leads on to
As well as your Level 3 diploma in sport, upon completion of this course you will also be qualified as a Level 3 personal trainer. You will also have the UCAS points required to study at university, progress to a personal training qualification here at college and also have the work experience to step into an apprenticeship if this is your desired route. Career opportunities straight from college include assistant fitness instructor, trainee manager, plus opportunites in sports coaching.
This course is highly practical and progression focused, it allows for professional skills development. At the same time as achieving your level 3 qualification you will also qualify as a Personal Trainer and be able to go straight into industry. This course is aimed directly at those wishing to go straight into the health and fitness industry, or progress onto higher level study at university. You will study specialist units across a broad range of fitness and exercise disciplines, allowing you to maximise your knowledge, skills and potential. This course is for school leavers and equivalent to studying three A-Levels. Course modules are varied and range across the following areas: > Careers in the fitness industry > Health, wellbeing and sport > Fitness skills development > Personal trainer skills development > Research project in sport > Nutrition for physical performance > Self-employment in sport > Business & technology in personal training > Sports Injuries > Functional sports massage > Fitness testing and training You'll balance your programme of study with GAP work experience and GEM English and maths lessons.