Changes to your BTEC Nationals (2016) in Sport

Mon Feb 29 12:00:00 UTC 2016

We've made some changes to three of your BTEC National (2016) qualifications in Sport.

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Which qualifications are affected?

Diploma in Leisure Operations

We are withdrawing this qualification which means it will not be available for first teaching in September 2016. We are considering options for a replacement qualification, and will make an announcement in due course.

View the Diploma in Leisure Operations

Diploma in Sports Performance and Coaching

The title of this qualification has changed (previously Sports Performance and Excellence).

View the Diploma in Sports Performance and Coaching

We have also made the following changes to units:

Unit title

Assessment

Change

Sports Leadership

Internal

New unit for this qualification. Now a Mandatory unit. 

Application of Fitness Testing

Internal

Now an Optional unit (previously Mandatory).

Technical and Tactical Demands of Sport

Internal

Now an Optional unit (previously Mandatory).

The Athlete's Lifestyle

Internal

Now an Optional unit (previously Mandatory).

Extended Diploma in Sports Development and Coaching

The title of this qualification has changed (previously Sport and Physical Activity Development).

View the Extended Diploma in Sports Development and Coaching

We have also made the following changes to units:

Unit title

Assessment

Change

Sport Event Organisation

Internal

New unit for this qualification. Mandatory unit.

Coaching and Leading for Participation

Internal

New unit for this qualification. Mandatory unit.

Coaching for Performance

Internal

New unit for this qualification. Mandatory unit.

Provision of Sport for People with Physical or Learning Difficulties

Internal

New unit for this qualification. Mandatory unit.

Physical Education and the Care of Young People

Internal

New unit for this qualification. Mandatory unit.

For all your BTEC National in Sport (2016) qualifications, we've made some changes to how qualification grades are calculated.

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We've also released additional information on quality assurance for Employer Involvement.

You can read more in:

What is the impact on teaching these qualifications in September 2016?

You can download the updated specifications and statements of purpose from the specification page.

You can also find out more at our Getting Ready to Teach events, which will be held from April 2016.

Register your interest in these events

Will the qualifications be included in Department for Education Lists for post-16 performance measures in England (2018 results)?

We have re-submitted all BTEC National in Sport (2016) qualifications for the final Applied General or Tech Levels Lists, which are due to published around Easter 2016.

Here to help

If you’d like to discuss what this means for you and your students, you can get in touch with your Sport subject team on 020 7010 2188, or drop them a line at: TeachingPEandSport@pearson.com.

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