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Length of course one year

Entry criteria

A combination of C, D and E grades at GCSE. If you do not have a grade

C in GCSE Maths or English we expect you to resit these.

Why study Level 2 BTEC Extended Certificate in Sport?

This is a practical course which will give you the opportunity to complete assignments and activities based on realistic situations linked to working in the sports and leisure industry. You will be assessed on assignment work.

What do I study?

You will study two core units and five specialist units.

Core units:

• Fitness testing and training

• Practical sport

The specialist units will be chosen from:

• Anatomy and physiology for sport

• Injury in sport

• Sports development

• Planning and leading sports activities

• Psychology for sports performance

• Nutrition for sports performance

• Development of personal fitness

• Exercise and fitness instruction

Where next?

You can move onto a Level 3 course such as the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport or you can seek employment, for example in a leisure centre.


formerly of St Clere’s School

• Level 2 BTEC Sport

“I chose Palmer’s College because they offered the course that I wanted to do and it was local. I am really enjoying my course and it has definitely reinforced what I would like to do after College.”

After Palmer’s College Nico would like to go on to university and would like to become a physiotherapist specialising in sporting injuries.

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