Sport

The sports and leisure sector is a fast-growing area of the economy, its highly competitive, and offers a wide range of career opportunities for dedicated learners. This courses combines practical assignments and placements, which provides you with hands-on experience in the public, private and voluntary sector environments.

This qualification provides an introduction to the sector for learners looking to build a career in sport, within one of its occupational areas. These areas include careers in exercise and fitness, coaching and leadership, sports development and the outdoors. The BTEC Extended Diploma gives you the opportunity to follow three specific specialist pathways:

You will also have the opportunity to take part in the Duke of Edinburgh scheme and complete your first aid training.

Possible units studied will include:

Where can it lead?

What areas of the sports sector can I work in?

Roles can be found with a range of employers, these include:

Some possible university undergraduate courses: