BTEC Level 2 Technical Diploma in Sport and Activity Leaders

This qualification is for learners who want to start a career in sport and physical activity.
  • Exam Board:
  • Pearson

What Will I Study?

Throughout the two-year course you will complete six mandatory units and one optional unit.

Mandatory Units:

  • Unit 1 Leading sport Safely and Effectively
  • Unit 2 Working in Sport and Activity Leadership
  • Unit 3 Leading Sports and Physical Activity
  • Unit 4 Coaching Sport
  • Unit 5 Developing Skills for Sport ad Activity Leadership
  • Unit 8 Delivering a Sports Activity Event

Optional Units:

  • Unit 6 Getting Others Active Outdoors
  • Unit 7 Leading Different Groups

How Will I Be Assessed?

This Diploma is the equivalent of two GCSEs.

29% of the BTEC Level 2 Technical Diploma in Sport and Activity Leaders will be externally assessed (Unit 1 and Unit 2).

71% of the BTEC Level 2 Technical Diploma in Sport and Activity Leaders will be internally assessed. Unit 8 is a synoptic project.

What Could I Do Next?

This qualification is for learners who want to start a career in sport and physical activity. It is designed for post-16 learners and can be taken as part of a wider study programme. It is an ideal qualification for learners intending to progress directly to employment in sport and activity leadership, or to an apprenticeship.

  • PE Teaching
  • Personal Trainer
  • Sports Coaching
  • Physiotherapist
  • Sports Umpiring
  • Sport Psychologist
  • Sports Analyst
  • Sport Scientist
  • Sports Journalist
  • Working with a National Governing Body
  • Leisure Site Manager
  • Sports Leadership Coordinator

Subject Specific Entry Requirements

A combination of grades 2/3 in 5 or more subjects.

Where Can I Get More Information?

Specification: BTEC Level 2 Technical Diploma in Sport and Activity Leaders

Contact Mrs R Davison, Head of Physical Education.

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