BTEC Nationals Sport (2016)

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Extended Certificate

Teaching from: September 2016
External assessment from: September 2017
Performance tables (England) from 2018: Applied General (2018 results)

A broad basis of study for the sport sector. This qualification is designed to support progression to higher education when taken as part of a programme of study that includes other appropriate BTEC Nationals.

Changes to Set Tasks (external)​ for assessments from April 2017: Simpler guidance and clearer processes - find out more.

Don't forget you can continue teaching your BTEC Nationals in Sport (2010) for courses starting in 2017

Specification

BTEC Nationals Sport Extended Certificate spec document
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Foundation Diploma

Teaching from: September 2016
External assessment from: September 2017
Performance tables (England): Applied General (2018 results)

This qualification is designed as a one-year, full-time course covering the underpinning knowledge for the sport sector, which supports progression to an Apprenticeship in the sport sector or to a further year of study at Level 3.

Changes to Set Tasks (external)​ for assessments from April 2017: Simpler guidance and clearer processes - find out more.

Don't forget you can continue teaching your BTEC Nationals in Sport (2010) for courses starting in 2017

Specification

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Sport
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Diploma (Tech level)

Teaching from: September 2016
External assessment from: September 2017
Performance tables (England): Tech Level (2018 results)

This qualification is intended as a Tech Level qualification, equivalent in size to 2 A levels. It has been designed as part of a 2-year programme, a  specialist pathway in Fitness Services.

Update on Sports Performance and Coaching

Changes to Set Tasks (external)​ for assessments from April 2017: Simpler guidance and clearer processes - find out more.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Fitness Services (720
GLH) (601/7215/0): Staffing and approval requirements (Updated 19.9.17)

Don't forget you can continue teaching your BTEC Nationals in Sport (2010) for courses starting in 2017

Specification

BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Sport Fitness Services
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Guide

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Diploma

Teaching from: December 2016
External assessment from: September 2017
Performance tables (England): Applied General (2019 results)

In depth study for learners committed to their study of the sector alongside other qualifications. Supports progression to higher education and employment when combined with other Level 3 subjects.

Changes to Set Tasks (external)​ for assessments from April 2017: Simpler guidance and clearer processes - find out more.

Don't forget you can continue teaching your BTEC Nationals in Sport (2010) for courses starting in 2017

Specification

Specification - BTEC Nationals Sport Level 3 National Diploma
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Guide

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Certificate

Teaching from: December 2016
External assessment from: September 2017
Performance tables (England) from 2019: Applied General (2019 results)

A basic introduction to the study of Sport. Supports progression to further or higher education and ultimately employment.

Don't forget you can continue teaching your BTEC Nationals in Sport (2010) for courses starting in 2017

Specification

Specification - Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate in Sport,BTEC 2016 Specification
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Guide

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Extended Diploma 

Teaching from: December 2016
External assessment from: September 2017
Performance tables (England): Applied General (2019 results)

A two year full-time course providing in-depth study of the sector. Supports progression to higher education and employment.

Changes to Set Tasks (external)​ for assessments from April 2017: Simpler guidance and clearer processes - find out more.

Don't forget you can continue teaching your BTEC Nationals in Sport (2010) for courses starting in 2017

Specification

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sport
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