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BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Sport

This innovative BTEC sport programme is designed to develop leaders of the future and allows students the opportunity to gain valuable experiences as well as an insight into the coaching philosophies of Manchester United, as we aim to develop young people and prepare them for employment.

BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Sport

In order to enrol onto the BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Sport course we ask for at least one of the following qualifications:

  • BTEC Level 1 in Sport and Active Leisure 
  • 4 GCSEs at minimum grade D-G
  • An NVQ Level 1 or Level 2 in an associated discipline

Units include:

  • Practical sport
  • Anatomy and physiology for sport
  • Planning and leading sports activities
  • Lifestyle and the sports performer
  • Business skills in sport

The BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Sport has been developed to: 

  • Provide education and training for sport, leisure and recreation employees.
  • Give opportunities for sport, leisure and recreation employees to achieve a Level 2 vocationally specific qualification.
  • Provide opportunities to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for working life.
  • Give full-time students the opportunity to enter employment in the sport and active leisure sector or to progress to Level 3 vocational qualifications.