The course is made up of 4 units, which cover the broad range of the sports industry.
Two of the units are assessed internally through the production of a portfolio of evidence.
However, as the course goes on students will do more theory than practical lessons.
Students will study a variety of different sporting activities as well as developing their knowledge and understanding of key theoretical areas connecting to sports performance.
The course is broken down into 60% theory, 30% practical & 10% coursework.
This subject will allow students to develop knowledge and understanding of physical activity and performance, in relation to your own physical activity and healthy lifestyle, and sport in a wider context.
During these lessons, classes will follow a pathway of activities, with the emphasis on providing positive experiences to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.
These may include competitive competitions and games.
Students will have the opportunity to apply theory to practical performance and develop their potential in a number of activities.
The course looks at the following components: The BTEC Extended Certificate is an academic, practical and vocational course.