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BTEC Level 3 sport


Course Overview

The BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport is intended to be a practical and theory qualification for post-16 learners wanting to continue their education, and who aim to progress to University and employment, possibly in the sports sector.

The course is;

  • 70% coursework modules - consisting of 10 units
  • 30% exams - consisting of 4 exams

The course is delivered by qualified PE teachers.

Scholars use academy supplied Google Chromebooks, with work and lessons completed in Google Classroom.

Coursework Modules

  • Professional Development
  • Sports Leadership
  • Fitness Testing
  • Sports Psychology
  • Practical Sport Performance
  • Sports Coaching
  • Research Methods
  • Sports Injury
  • Skill Acquisition
  • Rules and Officiating in Sport

Exam Modules

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Fitness Training & Programming
  • Sports Development
  • Business in Sport

Course Options

We now have three options to study BTEC Level 3 Sport here at Djanogly City Academy.  

Option 1 - Triple Sport (Equivalent to 3 A Levels)

Option 2 - Double Sport & 1 A Level (of your choice)

Option 3 - Single Sport & 2 A Levels (of your choice)

With all 3 options, you can also join any of the PMG academies shown below, or Nottingham Forest Football Academy



Why study BTEC Level 3 Sport at Djanogly...

Coaching Qualifications

  • Unlike most colleges who offer this course, we give you the opportunity to gain a Level 2 Coaching Award.
  • Get paid up to £25 an hour to coach your sport in local primary schools and your local club
  • Be a sports leader at Djanogly City Academy - coaching in primary schools and with years 7-11


  • Holme Pierrepont Outdoor Adventure
  • Sporting Events - Football, Cricket, Rugby, Tennis
  • Universities
  • Employment and Careers

Dedicated Tutors - offering help with;

  • Career advice
  • CV writing
  • Job applications
  • University tours
  • UCAS applications

Free use of Djanogly Leisure Centre Gym

Experience Primary PE teaching at Djanogly Primary Schools