Exam Board: AQA
Contact: Mrs C. Maunder
Do you have a wide interest in sport? By undertaking this vocational course you will become increasingly physically competent by developing the skills and techniques required to perform effectively in physical activity.
The qualification is equivalent in size to one A Level. Learners will study three mandatory units: 'Anatomy and Physiology', 'Fitness Training', 'Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being' and 'Professional Development in the Sports Industry'. Learners will also study Unit 7 'Practical Sports Performance'. In this practical module, learners study the skills, techniques, tactics and rules of selected sports through active participation in individual/team sports.
This BTEC qualification is designed in consultation with professional bodies, businesses and universities. If you have a passionate interest in sport, this qualification is for you!
5 GCSES 4-9 or A*-C to include Maths and English Lang or Lit Grade 5
Where can PE take me?
Many of the HE courses which require PE are highly competitive. These may range from Sports Science, Coach Education or Sports Nutrition. Job prospects are good. Many students go on to a career in the sports and leisure industry, in teaching or even in the fire and police services.
|Year 12: Certificate (AS Equivalent)
|Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology
||Written exam set and marked by Pearson
|Unit 7: Practical Sports Performance
||Internally set assessment
|Year 13: Extended Certificate (A2 Equivalent)
|Unit 2: Fitness Training and Programming for Health and Well-being
||2 hour exam
|Unit 3: Professional Development in the Sports Industry
||Internally set assignment