Level 3 in Sport

This qualification is designed as a 15-month, full time course covering a broader range of skills, knowledge and understanding to support progression either into employment or onto further study. The course mixes theory lessons with practical sessions in a range of sports including football, cricket, tennis, badminton, and basketball - as well as the use of our onsite gym.

Course Summary

This qualification aims to provide you with the specialist knowledge, skills and understanding relating to the sport and physical activity sector, in areas such as exercise, health and lifestyle and preparing for a career in sport. These can be applied to your current or future aspirations of higher education or employment in a variety of roles.


3 mandatory and 6 optional units.

*Exercise, health, and lifestyle

*Preparing for a career in sport and physical activity

*Sports coaching

Technical and tactical skills in sport

 Practical team sports

Practical Individual sport

Sports injuries

Strength and conditioning

Ethics and values in sport

*Mandatory units


You will create an online portfolio in which coursework will be uploaded and assessed by the tutor.

Next steps

  • The opportunity to undertake more units to increase UCAS points and gain a university place.
  • Gain employment in the sport and leisure sector.
  • Further education.
  • Apprenticeships.
Course available at ETS Yorkshire

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