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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 Sport or Sport Science courses 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
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences

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 or Sports Science 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