BTEC Level 3 Diploma Sport and Exercise Science or Sport (Coaching route) (Year 2 of 2)

This course is for students who have successfully completed and passed the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport/ Sport and Exercise Science.  The Level 3 Diploma is aimed at learners who want academic experience and who may aspire to apply to university for a Higher Education course. There is a good balance between coursework and practical work, so this course will test your knowledge and skills.

Current students have also successfully achieved a grade C in either Maths or English GCSE retake here at the College and are back on track to progress to Higher Education. This course enables learners that have had a blip in GCSE Maths or English to still progress in two years to university.

If you have a Subsd. Diploma in Sport/ Sport &  Exercise Science from another College you can apply to us to top up as a transfer in.

Course Content

The Diploma is a one year programme that is equivalent to two A Levels.  The course deals with the scientific themes and concepts of sport and exercise science and aims to provide studies in sport which are directly related to the changing needs of employers in specific areas of the sport science industry.

 Year 2 :

  • Sports nutrition
  • Sports coaching
  • Fitness training
  • Current issues in sport
  • Research Project
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Massage

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade C/4 or above which ideally must include English and Mathematics. BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport - Merit grade.  Successful interview and satisfactory reference

Duration and Delivery

One year, full time.  If you have not achieved Grade C in English and Mathematics, students will be expected to take both GCSEs alongside the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport.


Higher Education courses such as HNC in Sport & Exercise Science, Sports Coaching or Health and Fitness.

Additional Information

Information regarding specific course charges, equipment, kit and materials, day of attendance and enrolment date will be given at advice and guidance sessions.  Early application is advisable as this course is popular.

This course is delivered at our Kingston Hall Road centre.

Tuition fees: to be advised, please contact us for the latest information.

For further information about this course, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone her on 020 8268 3198.


Kingston Hall Road

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