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BTEC Level 3 in Sport

Leisure, Travel and Tourism

Leisure, Travel and Tourism
Leisure, Travel and Tourism

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport (QCF)
Code 72
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Part Time


This course provides an introduction to the sector for students looking to build a career in sport, in areas such as exercise and fitness, coaching and leadership, sports development and the outdoors. It is designed to give a full understanding of the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in this industry.

A range of pathways are available, dependent on your qualifications.

  • One-year Extended Certificate, including English and Maths.
  • One-year Foundation Diploma
  • Two-year Diploma, including English and Maths.
  • Two-year Extended Diploma. 


  • Sports coaching
  • Fitness testing for sport and exercise
  • Sports injuries
  • Outdoor and adventurous activities
  • Leadership in sport
  • Work experience and employability skills
  • English and Maths, as required.

How will it be delivered?

Students are assessed using a variety of methods, including presentations, written reports, role plays, voice recordings, video presentations, practical sessions, observations and posters.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 4 or C or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a relevant BTEC Level 2 qualification. A satisfactory reference is also needed.

Your next steps...

Degrees in Sport can also be studied at Bishop Burton College on completion of this course.


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