BTEC Sport

BTEC TECH Award Sport, Activity and Fitness


BTEC TECH Award Sport, Activity and Fitness – Website


Lead Internal Verifier – Miss Hutchings


The Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 Tech Award in Sport, Activity and Fitness is for learners who want to acquire theoretical knowledge and technical skills through vocational contexts by exploring areas such as the body systems, psychology, nutrition, technology and leadership. The qualification recognises the value of developing skills, knowledge and vocational attributes to complement GCSEs. The qualification will broaden learners’ experience and understanding of the varied progression options available to them. The main focus of Sport, Activity and Fitness is the theoretical knowledge and understanding of skills in health, fitness, activity and sport.


What does the qualification cover?

The Award gives learners the opportunity to develop sector-specific knowledge and skills in a practical learning environment.


  • knowledge of the body systems, common sports injuries and technological advances that impact on sport and activity


  • key skills that support their theoretical understanding of the training, nutrition and psychological factors that influence and impact on engagement in sport and activity


  • an understanding of the underpinning principles of leadership and the physical and psychological benefits for session participants. Learners will investigate methods of planning, delivering and reviewing sessions for a range of target groups.




The course is divided into 3 Components.

Component 1: Understand the body and the supporting technology for sport and activity – Internally assessed


Component 2: The principles of training, nutrition and psychology for sport and activity – Externally assessed In February of Year 11


Component 3: Applying the principles for sport and activity – Internal, synoptic assessment


Useful Materials

Student Book – BTEC Level 1/Level 2 Tech Award Sport, Activity and Fitness Student Book ISBN: 9781292218922


Revision Guide – Revise BTEC Tech Award Sport, Activity and Fitness Revision Guide ISBN: 9781446943625





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