Sport Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

17101L1 | Leigh College
Start Date | Sept 18
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

This course has been specially designed for those students who are interested in sports development, coaching and fitness and want to deepen and broaden their knowledge. Practical assessment includes organising and delivering events for local schools. You may also take the Level 2 Award in the Principles of Coaching Sport and the Community Sports Leadership Award.

What will I study?

The 7 core units are: principles of anatomy & physiology in sport, assessing risk in sport, training & fitness, sports coaching, sports development, fitness testing and practical team sports. Students will pursue the sports development, coaching & fitness route. The specialist units include nutrition, sports psychology, individual sports and organising sports events.

How long is the course?

Full time for two academic years.

How will I be assessed?

By a variety of continuous assessments, both practical and written.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-C / 9-4 GCSE subjects or equivalent including maths or English.

What can I progress onto?

Achievement will allow progression onto a Higher Education programme or employment within the Sport and Leisure industry.

Other Information

If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at There are also three College bus services available for 16-18 year olds travelling to Leigh College; Bolton, Farnworth and Westhoughton to Leigh College; Walkden to Leigh College and Warrington to Leigh College.

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
FREE £7188.90 3F

Exam Fee

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University Centre course fees shown are per annum. Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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