Physical Education

Overview 

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Sport is a vocational qualification. The course is designed for learners who are interested in learning various aspects of the sports industry. The world of sport is an ever changing landscape and more roles and responsibilities are created year on year and this qualification is an ideal starting point for a student to get an excellent base of knowledge before progressing onto specialise in a chosen field in higher education.

Grading

The BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate is equivalent to one GCE A Level. You can achieve the following points for your grades. 

BTEC Grade

A-Level Equivalence

UCAS Points

Distinction*

A

56

Distinction

Between B-C 

48

Merit

Between C-D

32

Pass

Between D-E

16

Ungraded

U

0

Unit Number

Unit Name

How Assessed

1

Anatomy and Physiology

External

2

Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being

External

3

Professional Development in the Sports Industry

Internal

5

Application of Fitness Testing

Internal