BTEC Level 3 National in Sport, Fitness and Personal Training

Leisure, Travel and Tourism

Leisure, Travel and Tourism
Leisure, Travel and Tourism
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code TRC PT
Qualification Type National Extended Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Not Set
Course type Full Time

Overview

This course is an exciting pathway into Personal Training and Fitness. It is  delivered with a high level of practical  activity and is an introduction into the  ever-growing world of fitness. If you have  a passion for exercise and would like to  develop your knowledge further then this  is the course for you – start your fitness  career with us!!! You will experience  delivering a variety of fitness sessions  to clients including resistance training,  circuit training, functional training and  cardiovascular training. In addition you  will provide clients with lifestyle advice  and nutritional support and if they suffer  from muscular injuries you will be able to  put into practice your knowledge gained  in sports massage!

Details

Three options are available for you to select from. 

OPTION 1 – EQUIVALENT TO 1 A LEVEL

YEAR 1

Unit A - Careers in Sport & Active Leisure Industry - 90 credits 

Unit B - Health, Wellbeing & Sport - 90 credits 

YEAR 2

Unit C2 - Fitness Skills Development - 180 credits 


OPTION 2 – EQUIVALENT TO 2 A LEVELS

YEAR 1

Unit A - Careers in Sport & Active Leisure Industry - 90 credits 

Unit B - Health, Wellbeing & Sport - 90 credits 

Unit C2 - Fitness Skills Development - 180 credits 

YEAR 2

Unit D2 - Personal Trainer Skills Development - 180 credits 

Unit 2 - Self-Employment in Sport & Physical Activity - 60 credits 

Unit 4 - Nutrition for Physical Performance - 60 credits 

Unit 21 - Business & Technology in Personal Training - 60 credits 


OPTION 3 – EQUIVALENT TO 3 A LEVELS

YEAR 1

Unit A - Careers in Sport & Active Leisure Industry - 90 credits 

Unit B - Health, Wellbeing & Sport - 90 credits 

Unit C2 - Fitness Skills Development - 180 credits 

Unit 2 - Self-Employment in Sport & Physical Activity - 60 credits 

Unit 8 - Fitness Testing - 60 credits

Unit 9 - Fitness Training - 60 credits

YEAR 2

Unit D2 - Personal Trainer Skills  Development - 180 credits 

Unit E - Research Project in Sport (Pearson Set) - 120 credits 

Unit 4 - Nutrition for Physical Performance - 60 credits 

Unit 21 - Business & Technology in Personal Training - 60 credits 

Unit 14 - Organising Events in Sport & Physical Activities - 60 credits 

Unit 7 - Functional Sports Massage - 60 credits

How will it be delivered?

The majority of units are assessed through  portfolio assignments, which are set and  marked by your teachers. 

One unit in Year 2 is set and marked externally by the exam board

Entry requirements

General college Level 3 entry requirements. 

Your next steps...

Having successfully completed the course learners will then have an opportunity,  through college support and guidance, to  progress into: 

• University – e.g. Sport & Exercise Science / Physical Education / Teaching 

• Apprenticeship scheme as a personal trainer 

• Armed Forces

• Police Force

• Fire Service

• NHS

• Engineering