Level Two BTEC Extended Certificate in Sport

This course will equip you with the necessary skills, experience, self-confidence and qualifications to work as a leisure and recreation assistant or coaching assistant at sports centres, health and fitness clubs, holiday camps and activity centres. Assignments are based on realistic workplace situations, such as designing training programmes and administering fitness tests. Functional skills will also be taught as part of the course. This diploma is equivalent to four GCSE passes.

What will I study?

You will complete a number of units which are chosen from the following:

  • Fitness for Sport
  • Practical Sport Performance
  • Performer in Action
  • Training for Personal Fitness 
  • Leading Sports Activities 
  • Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Lifestyle and Wellbeing 
  • The Sport and Active Leisure Industry

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is based on the completion of assignment work and observation of tasks and activities.

Entry requirements

  • Four GCSEs grade D/3 or above to include English and Maths
  • Or level one diploma
  • Or introductory diploma
  • Or NVQ level one
  • Or equivalent

What next?

You could progress to our Level Three Sport courses. Or you could progress into employment in the sports and leisure industry or obtain a sport apprenticeship.

Additional information

All study programmes contain English and maths elements.
You will undertake work experience as part of this programme.

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide Full-time Course Guide Free Distance Learning Courses Autumn Part-time Course Guide 2022