A world-class education partnership with Liverpool FC and Pearson
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Premier League champions, Liverpool Football Club, and Pearson, the world's learning company, proudly present the new BTEC International Level 3 qualifications, short courses (coming June 2021) and digital teaching and learning resources which are now available to international centres and schools on Pearson Learning Hub.

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This qualification, its digital content and resources aim to transform the learning experience for young people and adults who want to gain a career-focused, high-quality education or aspire to careers in the global sports industry. It includes real-life content from Liverpool Football Club and offers learners multiple pathways and vocational career opportunities in the sport and leisure industries, within which new careers are emerging and developing all the time.

Digital teaching and learning resources available on Pearson Learning Hub

  • Teacher resource packs wich are designed to help experienced or new teachers to build on and contextualize the teaching environment for selected units within a Pearson BTEC qualification.
  • Sport+ - a new and engaging approach to learning and assessment. 

Units covered:

Unit 1: Health, Wellbeing and Sport​

Unit 2: Careers in the Sport and Active Leisure Industry​

Unit 3: Research Project​ in Sport (coming in May)

Unit 4: Ethics​, Behaviours and Values

Unit 5: Self-employment in Sport and Physical Activity

Unit 6: Exercise and Fitness​ Skills Development (coming in May)

Unit 15: Developing Coaching Skills (coming in May)

Unit 18: Sport and Leisure Facilities Management​

Unit 21: History of Liverpool Football Club (coming in May)

Unit 22: Liverpool Football Club as a Business (coming in May)

Unit 24: Applied Sports Anatomy and Physiology (coming in May)

Unit 26: Nutrition for Physical Performance

Unit 27: Sports Psychology​ (coming in May)

Unit 34: Sport Development​ (coming in May)

Unit 37: The Liverpool Coach – Employability Skills

Unit 38: Coaching Football the Liverpool Way

Reasons to choose a BTEC International Level 3 in Sport:

  1. Co-created with Premier League champions Liverpool Football Club.
  2. Qualifications are available in a range of different sizes to suite the need of your learners and your centre.
  3. Internationally relevant digital content and resouces, designed to help learners develop the specific skills they need to progress on to further study or employment.
  4. Recognised by the All India Football Federation (AIFF).
  5. Recognised by REPs UAE for Personal Training in UAE.
  6. Accepted on their own by UK and international universities, and higher education institutions, for entry into relevant degree programmes.
  7. Recognised internationally by industry and governments.

Download the brochure to learn more:

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Career pathways into the global sports industry

As the sports industry continues to grow around the world, more jobs and career pathways are being created to meet the demand for individuals with specific skills.

Sport

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This pathway is designed to provide an overview of the sector, giving learners the opportunity to gain a broad understanding of the sport industry. Learners will study a range of mandatory units such as Health, Wellbeing and Sport, Self-employment in Sport and Physical Activity. This pathway is suitable for learners who either want to progress directly into industry or onto further or higher education.

Download the Sport pathway flyer:

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Sport Business and Management

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This pathway will help learners gain skills for progression into areas in Sports Business and Sports Journalism. This pathway provides a good range of skills for learners to study further in higher education. Mandatory units include areas such as Marketing Communications and Sports Business allowing progression to higher education or a range of careers in the sporting industry.

Download the Sport Business and Management pathway flyer:

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This pathway is intended to help learners progress to roles in the fitness industry, such as a gym instructor or personal trainer. Learners will study mandatory units such as exercise and fitness skills development and personal training and programming.

Download the Sport, Fitness Instructing and Personal Training pathway flyer:

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Sports Coaching and Development

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The Sports Coaching and Development pathway is intended to help learners progress on a path to becoming a multi-sport or skills coach. Learners will develop their practical coaching skills through mandatory units such as Inclusive Coaching and Developing Coaching Skills.

Download the Sport Coaching and Development pathway flyer:

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Sports Facilities Management and Management

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This pathway enables learners to understand more about working in different areas in the leisure and fitness industry. For example, working in a leisure centre, facilities management and for a local authority. Mandatory units studied cover areas such as sport and leisure facilities operations and business and technology in personal training, depending on the size of the qualification taken.

Download the Sport Facilities Operations and Management pathway flyer:

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Case studies: sport professionals who studied a BTEC