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BTEC Sport Level 2

Examination Details Edexcel BTEC (Level 2)

Course Specification available here

Content covered


Unit Title

Guided Learning Hours Level


Fitness For Sport and Exercise


2 Practical Performance in Sport 30 2
3 Applying the principles of Personal Training 30 2
4 The Mind and Sports Performance 30 2


You will need to produce 3 or 4 assignments for units 2, 3 and 4. This will include:

  • Posters/presentations
  • Leaflets
  • reports,
  • Checklists/observations.

The course is 75% coursework and 25% examination for this subject.


Unit 1 Fitness for Sport and Exercise has an examination at the end of it. You will work through the unit and take notes which will help you in your revision. The exam contains a mixture of multiple choice, short and long answer questions. The exam is online and assessed externally. Below is an example of what you may see.

How will I get my grade?

Points available for unit size and grades

Number of points scored per 10 GLH at each grade

Level 1

Level 2 Pass Grade

Level 2 Merit Grade Level 2 Distinction Grade​​​​​​​ Level 2 Distinction star




8 9

Points Per Unit = eg Unit 4 has 30 GLH and if you achieve a pass you will receive 12 points. (4X3=12)

Grade Boundaries (If you PASS every unit you will achieve a PASS)


Level 1

Level 2 Pass Level 2 Merit Level 2 Distinction Level 2 Distinction Star

BTEC first award



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