In addition to the Extended Diploma, pupils are given opportunities to gain qualifications and experience in other areas. These include coaching qualifications in specific sports such as basketball and cricket, First Aid and the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification.
This offer has been revolutionary and is a popular choice for those wanting a different path to university.
Why Study BTEC Sport?
With the introduction of the Diploma as well as the Extended Diploma, many pupils find this a more manageable option if they are keen to take an additional A-level. It can lead to a variety of sports-related degree subjects. Sport science undergraduate degrees are popular options, but this qualification also opens the door for a focus on sport psychology, nutrition, sports therapy, coaching and development degrees.
How is the Course Assessed?
King’s College is one of the sports powerhouses of the West Country and enjoys a national reputation for sporting excellence in a number of different games.
Students have they opportunity to visit professional sporting environments and meet those who work in the sports industry, whether performance analysts, nutritionists, sports therapists or current/ex players, in order to enhance their learning experience.