BTEC National Extended Diploma in Sport (Rugby Union)

BTEC Level 2 National Extended Diploma in Sport (Rugby Union)

We entirely believe in the importance of a realistic balance between the focus on both your educational development and industry experience. Your studies will equip you for a possible business/industry career and provide you with the qualifications required to apply to your choice of Universities.

Duration:
1 year

Entry Requirements:
To be considered for this course, you will need 4 GCSE’s at Grade 9‐ 2

Recognised qualifications:
Pearson BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Sport – worth up to 3 GCSE’s, and will facilitate entrance to Level 3 study or progression to employment.

GCSE English and/or Maths ‐ For those who just miss out on a C grade in English and/or Mathematics, we provide tuition to retake these all important qualifications. Essential for those that want to move on to University.

Functional skills level 2 in English and/or Maths – For those that missed out on GCSE English and/or Mathematics, functional skills may be the best route for progression.

Curriculum:
A BTEC National Extended Diploma is traditionally made up of a series of units:

* Fitness for Sport & Exercise
* Practical Sports Performance
* The Mind & Sports Performance
* The Sports Performer in Action
* Training for Personal Fitness
* Leading Sports Activities
* Anatomy & physiology for Sports Performance
* Promotion & Sponsorship in Sport
* Profiling Sports Performance

The educational curriculum and qualifications are delivered by Virtual Learning UK, who provide and employ all teaching staff and who work in partnership with The College of Rugby.

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sport (Rugby Union)

We entirely believe in the importance of a realistic balance between the focus on both your educational development and industry experience. Your studies will equip you for a possible business/industry career and provide you with the qualifications required to apply to your choice of Universities.

Duration:
2 years

Entry Requirements:
To be considered for this course, as a minimum you will need 5 GCSE’s, or equivalent at grade 4 and above. Preferably this will include English and Maths, although pathways are available to those that just miss out on a Grade 4 in these core subjects.

Recognised qualifications:
BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sport (Performance & Excellence) – worth up to 3 A Levels, and will facilitate an entrance into University.

GCSE English and/or Maths ‐ For those who just miss out on a C grade in English and/or Mathematics, we provide tuition to retake these all important qualifications. Essential for those that want to move on to University.

Functional skills level 2 in English and/or Maths – For those that missed out on GCSE English and/or Mathematics, functional skills may be the best route for progression.

Curriculum:
A BTEC National Extended Diploma is traditionally made up of a series of units:

* Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
* Practical Team Sports
* The Physiology of Fitness
* Sports Coaching
* Assessing Risk in Sport
* Exercise, Health and Lifestyle
* Fitness Training and Programming
* Instructing Physical Activity and Exercise
* Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
* Analysis of Sports Performance
* Sports Nutrition
* Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport
* Psychology for Sports Performance
* Organising Sports Events
* Technical and Tactical Skills in Sport
* Work Experience in Sport
* The Athlete’s Lifestyle
* Physical Education and the Care of Children and Young People

The educational curriculum and qualifications are delivered by Virtual Learning UK, who provide and employ all teaching staff and who work in partnership with The College of Rugby.