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BTEC Level 2 Sport

The BTEC Level 2 Sport course has been designed specifically to give you a range of skills and techniques essential for working in the sport and leisure sector and for progression to related Level 3 courses.

Learners will study towards a BTEC Certificate in Sport, and have the potential to progress to Level 3 Sports with attainment of a minimum of a merit overall, and sufficient improvement and achievement in English and maths as well as excellent behaviour, punctuation and attendance to all parts of your study programme!

Possible Progression Options

  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport

Course Content

Topics Covered

Your study programme will include English, maths, PSHE and tutorial sessions as well as the vocational sport lessons.

The sport lessons involve a mix of demanding practical tasks and written work that will give you a good foundation on career opportunities and the preparation needed for the work place and / or progression to Level 3 Sport courses here at the college. You will complete a range of assessments for each unit including internal and external testing, practical assessments, presentations and course work.

Units of study include:

  • Fitness for Sport & Exercise
  • Leading sports activities
  • Running a sports event
  • Practical Sports Performance
  • Anatomy and physiology for sports performance
  • The mind and sports performance

You will take part in a range of team and individual sports throughout the academic year.

There will be externally assessed examinations.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade 3 and above, including Maths and English. 


Possible Career Options

  • Fitness instructor
  • Sport coach
  • Leisure centre attendant