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BTEC Level 3 in Sport (Rugby, Football and Netball Academy Option)

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What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport (QCF)
Code 73
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Part Time


This course is for academy-level sports students to help maximise their chances of developing a career. With sports academies in football, rugby and netball, as well as individuals who compete in athletics, golf and martial arts, this programme helps support professional sporting development as well as academic. Different study options are available to suit your needs.

Find out more about our sport academies.

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. 


  • Performance and excellence
  • Performance analysis
  • Sports nutrition
  • Sports massage
  • Training programming
  • Organising sports events
  • 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...

Students who successfully complete this course can go on to study the subject at degree-level.


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