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Joseph Leckie Academy

  • Leadership, Empathy, Community, Kindness, Integrity & Environment

BTEC Sport (Single)

Entry Requirements

Minimum of five 9-4 grades at GCSE or equivalent. Grade C or equivalent in your chosen study subject is preferred.

Course Description

Four units of work must be completed for the Extended Certificate in Sport which is equivalent to one A Level. Three of the units are mandatory and one is optional.  These may include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being
  • Professional Development in the Sports Industry
  • Sports Leadership
  • Application of Fitness Testing
  • Sports Psychology
  • Practical Sports Performance


Assignments are assessed internally and then moderated externally in June (for two of the units) and two units are externally assessed via a written examination and a synoptic assessment; where students are required to apply learning to complete a supervised and assessed task. 

 Career Opportunities

On completion of a BTEC National qualification, students can progress to a BTEC Higher National or Foundation Degree programme or apply to university with other subjects achieved.

Course Details

For more information please contact Miss Z Smith (Head of Physical Education) and Miss N Shutt- Nullis in PE.