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Sport, Fitness and Personal Training – BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma/ National Extended Diploma


Level 3



Type of study

School Leavers




2-3 Years

Our Level 3 Sport provision drifts in two directions, our Fitness pathway focuses more on the fitness industry. We look at the skills, qualities and characteristics needed to work in the fitness environment. Be it gyms, bootcamps or within sporting environments. You will learn about the huge range of people who might need help getting fitter and how to work with each one. Students will be required to demonstrate skill and ability in a variety of sports as well as understanding the underpinning Sport Science that helps everyone to progress. 

Within all of our Sport courses we look to embed secondary learning outcomes such as Gym Instructor and Coaching Qualifications that allow students to gain employment in industry. 

5 GCSE’s at grade 9-4, including English and Maths


Our courses develop your potential whilst working towards a sports qualification at either Level 2 or 3. The BTEC qualification will provide future opportunities to progress into a sport/fitness related career. This is built around our football programme with academy training three times per week and is supplemented by a comprehensive match programme, which includes FA Youth Cup, Conference Youth Alliance League, the Hampshire Colleges Football League and the South West Counties Youth League 


Assessment on all BTEC courses is through assignments and exam style controlled assessments. You will work on PowerPoint presentations, written reports, logbooks as well as various practical assessments to demonstrate skill and proficiency. 


All of our level 3 qualifications have UCAS points attached to them allowing students to progress on to Higher Education to study any Sport-related degree. Students have also been successful in obtaining football scholarships in the US. Through additional qualifications, students can gain direct employment as coaches or gym instructors, for example. 


You will be required to have your own practical kit for lessons. We will offer a kit package for learners to purchase.


We have strong links with local employers and organisations and seek to have guest speakers in Sports Development, sport Science, Sports injuries as well as others. Students have the opportunity to go on course related trips domestically such as to Wembley Stadium as well as abroad on our biannual trip to Spain. 


You will have access to: Andover Leisure Centre, AFS CrossFit, Portway Stadium, Charlton 3G pitch, Golf course, MMA gym and Tennis Club