Close this search box.


Physical Education
Type of Qualifcation:
BTEC Level 3 Extended National Certificate
Exam Board:
Pearson Edxcell
Grade 4 Science (minimum)

Course Content

Unit 1: Anatomy and physiology
Unit 2: Fitness training and programming for health, sport and well-being
Unit 3: Professional development in the sports industry
Unit 7: Practical sports performance

Style Of Assessment

Unit 1: Written exam 90 minutes and 80 marks
Unit 2: Case study on how to improve someone’s lifestyle
Unit 3: Coursework
Unit 7: Coursework combination of videos and presentations

Whose kind of course?

  • Coursework based learning rather than all exam based
  • People who enjoy sport and learning about the human body
  • People who are looking for a job in sport or related to sport.

Career Prospects

  • Sports and exercise science, Sports therapy, Sports Studies
  • Physical Education and Coaching
  • Sports management
  • Midwifery
  • English language
  • Business studies
  • Teaching