The 60-credit BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma extends the specialist work-related focuses of the BTEC Level 3 Certificate and covers the key knowledge and practical skills required in the appropriate vocational sector. The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma offers greater flexibility and a choice of emphasis through the optional units. It is broadly equivalent to one GCE A Level. This is achieved over two years.
Units to be Completed
– YEAR 1 (AS) & YEAR 2 (A2)
UNIT TITLE CREDITS LEVEL
1 Principles of Anatomy & 5 3
Physiology in Sport
2 The Physiology of Fitness 5 3
3 Assessing Risk in Sport 10 3
7 Fitness Testing for Sport & Exercise 10 3
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28 The Athletes Lifestyle 10 3
11 Sports Nutrition 10 3
5 Sports Coaching 10 3
All BTEC Courses are assessed by means of Units which comprise of several Assignments. Each assignment is designed to link to specific Learning Outcomes and Grade Criteria. These can be found on each assignment brief. At the end of the course your unit grades put together determines your overall grade through a points system. On completion of each unit you will be awarded a Pass, Merit or Distinction. These overall unit grades are based on the completion of the assignments within the unit.
In order to achieve an overall pass you must have achieved all pass criteria as set out in the unit grading grid.
To achieve an overall merit you must have achieved all pass and merit criteria as set out in the unit grading grid.
In order to achieve distinction you must have achieved all pass, merit and distinction criteria as set out in the unit grading grid. Once your overall unit grading is awarded it will be converted to one of the following points equivalents.
Points Per Credit
Unit QCF Level Pass Merit Distinction
Level 3 7 8 9
Once your overall unit grading is awarded it will be converted to one of the following points equivalents.
On completion of all units your points total will be calculated and converted to overall grades using the following boundaries;
BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
420-459 Pass P
460-499 Merit M
500-519 Distinction D
520 and above Distinction* D*
Physiotherapy, Fitness Instructor, Sports Development Officer, Teaching and Dietician
Strule Shared Education Project BTEC students from Loreto Grammar School, Sacred Heart, Omagh High School and Omagh Academy.