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Sport - BTEC

Level BTEC Level 2 First Award in Sport
Exam Board Edexcel

BTEC Firsts are NQF Level 2 qualifications designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in a range of sectors.

They give learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment. The course requires students to have a genuine interest in physical education and sport. 

Successful candidates enjoy PE and Sport and are involved with sports teams/training outside of school.

Vocational Based Course

The course will be made up of four units; two in Year 10 and two in Year 11. Three of the units will be internally assessed via assignments completed in class. One of the assignments will be assessed through a one hour onscreen test.


  • Internally assessed units: The students are given scenario based on the criteria to complete the assignment for each unit
  • Externally assessed units: the students are will required to complete notes and revision sessions in preparation for the onscreen test

Units Covered

  • Unit 1 - Fitness for Sport and Exercise
  • Unit 2 - Practical Sports Performance
  • Unit 5 - Training for Personal Fitness
  • Unit 6 - Leading Sports Activities

Post-16 Choices

Successful completion of the BTEC Level 2 at a Merit standard will allow students to progress to the Level 3 Certificate in Sport at Oxted School.  

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