Overview of the course

The National Extended Certificate in Sport is a vocational qualification that is designed as a broad basis of study for the sport sector and will support progression to higher education when taken as part of a programme of study that includes other appropriate BTEC Nationals or A levels including PE.

The content of this qualification has been developed in consultation with academics to ensure that it supports progression to higher education. Employers and professional bodies have also been involved and consulted to confirm that the content is appropriate and consistent with current practice for learners who may choose to enter employment directly in the sport sector.

Modules include: anatomy and physiology; fitness training and programming for health, sport and wellbeing; professional development in the sports industry; sport leadership.



Learners can progress to higher education at university or may choose to progress to a BTEC Higher National (HN) qualification. Areas of employment include roles in coaching, fitness instruction, working with elite sport performers, and other related areas in the sport sector.

Key info

Most courses are two years long unless otherwise stated.

  QiW Code: C00/0773/7

  Language: En

  Qualification: Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate

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