Studying with ASE
In addition to classroom contact based learning delivered by our outstanding tutors and training by highly qualified coaches, students will have access to ASE’s Virtual Learning Environment.
ASE-VLE has been specifically designed to create a personalised, first class, digital learning experience for our students and has been tailored to support their education and development.
The online resource provides a unique integration of delivery, assessment, tracking and quality assurance for your studies. It saves time, increases success rates and equips students with modern and relatable content to aid learning so they can progress and develop.
Access study resources any place and at any time
Simple and easy submission of assignments online
Students can interact with their class, tutors and coaches
Direct access to timetables, individual learner plans and emails
Immediate access to tutor support
Sporting performance reviews
Access to Life Skills sessions
Policies, Procedures, bursary forms and other information available
Assessment & grading
The assessment approach for these BTEC qualifications allows learners to receive feedback on their progress throughout the course as they provide evidence towards meeting the unit assessment and grading criteria. All assessment for the BTEC qualifications in this specification is criterion referenced, based on the achievement of specified learning outcomes.
Each unit within the qualification has specified assessment and grading criteria which are to be used for grading purposes. A summative unit grade can be awarded at pass, merit or distinction which is assessed through an exam or a controlled assessment.
MATHS & ENGLISH
All programmes will have the functional skills English and maths plus for specific learners GCSE English and maths in the study programme.
English and mathematics are essential for progression to further education and employment. This will give learners the opportunity to enhance and reinforce skills related to these areas in naturally occurring, relevant contexts.
Who is this qualification for?
The BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sport is intended to be an Applied General qualification for post-16 learners wanting to continue their education through applied learning, and who aim to progress to higher education and ultimately to employment, possibly in the sports sector. The qualification is equivalent in size to three A Levels and has been designed as a full two-year programme.
BTEC Level 3 National Certificate in Sport
180 GLH. Equivalent in size to 0.5 of an A Level. 2 units, An introduction to the sport sector through applied learning that supports progression to higher education. It forms part of a programme of study that includes other vocational or general qualifications.
BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Sport
360 GLH Equivalent in size to one A Level. 4 units. A broad basis of study for the sport sector. This qualification is designed to support progression to higher education when taken as part of a programme of study that includes other appropriate BTEC Nationals or A Levels.
BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Sport
540 GLH Equivalent in size to 1.5 A Levels. 7 units. This qualification is designed as a one-year, full-time course covering the underpinning knowledge for the sport sector and supporting progression to an apprenticeship in the sport sector or to a further year of study at Level 3. It supports progression to higher education if taken as part of a programme of study that includes other BTEC Nationals or A/AS Levels.
BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Sport
720 GLH. Equivalent in size to two A Levels. 9 units. This is intended as an Applied General qualification, equivalent in size to two A Levels. It has been designed as part of a two-year programme, normally in conjunction with one or more qualifications at Level 3. This qualification is aimed at learners looking to progress to higher education in this sector.
BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sport
1080 GLH. Equivalent in size to three A Levels. 14 units. This is intended as an Applied General qualification, equivalent in size to three A Levels. It is a two-year, full-time course that meets entry requirements in its own right for learners who want to progress to higher education courses in sport before entering employment.
Key features of these BTEC qualifications in Sport
A BTEC in Sport will give learners the skills and confidence they need to progress into a fulfilling exciting career. The sport industry is always moving and changing, making it essential for learners to have the drive and resilience to adapt. At all stages of their academic career, the practical base of a BTEC in Sport will help learners excel as team players, coaches and leaders of the future. This course is for students who are interested in developing skills and knowledge ready for a career in sport.
The BTEC qualifications in this specification have been developed in the sport sector to:
provide education and training for sport, leisure and recreation employees
give sport, leisure and recreation employees opportunities to achieve a nationally recognised level 3 vocationally specific qualification
give full-time learners the opportunity to enter employment in the sport and active leisure sector or to progress to higher education vocational qualifications such as the BTEC Higher Nationals in Sport or related areas
give learners the opportunity to develop a range of techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.