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To follow the BTEC Sport pathway it is recommended that you attend training and/or play for our school teams in one or more sports.
Practical sport and PEP units are mandatory units.
UNIT 2 Practical Sports Performance. 30 guided learning hours. Pupils receive an assignment brief which is completed in controlled assessment conditions. To achieve a Merit grade pupils must be a competent performer in a competitive game situation for their 2 chosen Sports.
UNIT 3 Applying the Principles of Training. 30 guided learning hours. Pupils receive an assignment brief which is completed in controlled assessment conditions. Practically pupils will visit a local Gym for Six Weeks to carry out their training programme.
UNIT 6 Planning and Leading a Sporting Activity 30 guided learning hours. Pupils receive an assignment brief which is completed in controlled assessment conditions. Practically pupils will plan and lead sporting sessions and be given the opportunity to assist with after school clubs.
UNIT 1 Training for Personal Fitness. Online exam which is marked externally. Pupils are allowed 2 attempts if necessary and the highest mark is carried forward.
Locally many Further Education instituons offer the Btec National Award which is the Level 3 equivalent and natural progression of this course.
BTEC First Courses enable you to progress to BTEC National courses. BTEC National courses enable you to progress to university and other Higher Education Institutions. BTEC courses are equally valued by employers,
“The BTEC Sport course is very enjoyable. You need to be organised with your work but it is rewarding when you achieve your final grade”
“I really enjoyed all aspects of the course. It is good how some of the content crosses over between the units and it covers so many areas of sport and fitness”
“The BTEC Sport was a perfect choice for me. I have now moved on to the Level 3 at College and feel the Level 2 course at Oakwood gave me a great foundation”
“I am now in my second year of College. I would like to gain a career in the Sports industry and feel BTEC Sport has given me a chance of doing that”