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Course specifics

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English Language
  • Must successfully complete a trial



100%Sport & Basketball! Theory & Practicals!

The St Brendan's Basketball Academy is NEW for September 2020. Over two years you will study the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport which is the equivalent of 3 A-levels.

Course Content

Year 1:

1. Anatomy and Physiology (exam)

2. Fitness Training and Programming... (exam)

5. Application of Fitness Testing

7. Practical Sports Performance 

17. Sports Injury Management 

18. Work Experience in Active Leisure 

25. Rules, Regulations...

Year 2:

3. Professional Development in the Sports Industry

4. Sports Leadership

8. Coaching for Performance 

9. Research Methods in Sport

19. Development and Provision of Sport... (exam)

22. Investigating Business... (exam)

23. Skill Acquisition in Sport

How to apply:

If you would like to apply to be part of the St Brendan's Basketball Academy, click on the pink APPLY NOW button at the bottom of this page and complete the application form.

In the section headed YOUR SUBJECT CHOICES select in the Subject 1 dropdown: Basketball Elite Academy Sport Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma.

You do not have to select a course from any of the other dropdowns as this course is the equivalent of 3 A-levels.