Sport - Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

Leisure, Travel and Tourism

Leisure, Travel and Tourism
Leisure, Travel and Tourism
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code OEF010/12/PROG
Qualification Type Degree
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


During this fantastic new course, you'll get to cover the organisation and administration side of sport, while at the same time learning how to plan and undertake a variety of sporting and adventurous activities.

Ideal if you're looking to go on to a career in sport, coaching or health and fitness, you'll get to develop your practical skills and build the knowledge you'll need for success in your future role. You'll be able to enjoy our excellent sporting facilities including our outdoor and indoor pitches, multi-gym and extensive grounds. Plus you'll also be able to extend your skills and contacts on your work placement.



You can look forward to a varied programme of modules that includes a work placement. You'll also continue your English and Maths up to GCSE level. You'll enjoy a mixture of lectures, field trips, residential visits, practical sports and coaching activities. Modules include: 


  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Sport leadership
  • Coaching for sports performance
  • Sports psychology
  • Fitness training in health, sport and wellbeing


Study programmes include a minimum of compulsory work experience hours achieved through one day a week or block placements. The amount of hours required is dependent on the study programme.


All students aged 16-18 on our Level 2 & Level 3 programmes will now have to take part in an exciting and compulsory 50-day industry placement programme alongside completion of their vocational course. The programme will give you the chance to gain valuable skills in a real working environment whilst being paired with your ideal employer.

Our mission is to pair students with their ideal employer and to support them continuously during the placement.

There is flexibility on how students complete the placement; it can be during non-college weekdays, weekends, in blocks or over the holiday period. You will receive all of the necessary information during your interview, and if you have any queries in the meantime please contact

How will it be delivered?


Entry requirements

Youll need to have achieved either: 

  • 4 GCSEs between grade A-C (new grades 9-4) including English, Maths and a Science 
  • Successful completion of a Level 2 course with a Merit in a related area 
  • Mature students without the above requirements will be considered.

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