BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Business (RQF) with BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Sport (RQF)

This combined level 3 BTEC course will prepare you to progress onto university to study Business and Sport Science based degrees.

Course Content

In Business classes you will look in depth at finance, human resources and marketing.  During the course you will develop your professional skills via group work, IT and presentation skills.  The units you will study include elements of accounting, marketing, human resource management and website design.

In Sport classes you will study human science and learn how the body works.  You will also develop the skills to plan and implement training/fitness programmes for athletes/clients to improve their performance or lifestyle.  Units taught may be: Anatomy and Physiology (exam), Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being (coursework).  During this aspect of the course you will complete practical and theory lectures working in groups and individually preparing you to understand the sports/fitness industry.

You will have a personal tutor who supports and guides you through the course.  You will meet with your personal tutor for group meetings and for personal one to one meetings on a regular basis.  The course will be predominantly coursework with two exam based units and you will be assessed in a variety of ways to develop your professional skills - for example: presentations, role plays and essays.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSE's at grade 4-9 / A* - C which must include English Language and Mathematics.  (Ideally a GCSE in a Science or Physical Education would benefit candidate's for the Sport element of this course).  Successful interview and satisfactory reference.

Duration and Delivery

One year, full time.

Progression

If 90% attendance and a high grade profile in year 1 most students will progress onto year 2 of the (RQF) Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Business and the Level 3 Extended Certificate in Sport (3 A-Level Equivalent).  Progression routes after completing year 2 may include the Level 4 HNC in Sport and Exercise Science or Business.  External Higher Education courses such as Business Management, Sports Business Management, Physical Education, Sports Science and Sports Management.  In addition, we will prepare you for progressing to employment and/or starting your own business or perhaps an e-business.

Additional Information

We will give you enrichment opportunities including visits and practical hands on, work-related experiences.  Activities will include visits and case studies relating to real life businesses.  Sport students are invited to an overseas residential working on team building skills including numerous land and water based activities.  Guest speakers are invited in to talk to students about future careers throughout the year.

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.

For further information, please contact Jade Douthwaite on 020 8268 3198 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Campus

Kingston Hall Road

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