Our BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport provides students with the skills, knowledge, learning and experience to gain industry, recognised qualifications in the sport industry with opportunities to represent Nottingham Forest in the Community & Education Football Alliance.


Equivalent to three A-Levels, our BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport provides you with the opportunity to work towards a vocational qualification for a career in the sport industry or, the chance to study further at university.

Our qualified tutors have more than 15 years of teaching experience in addition to being FA licensed coaches. They combine innovative classroom learning with the practical experience of coaching and offer opportunities to represent the Nottingham Forest Football Development squad in both regional and national competitions.

Above all, we ensure that our students have the opportunity to develop their understanding through a first-class education within a professional football experience.

Students are expected to have met the entry requirements of the Level 3 course with 5 GCSE grades 9-4.

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Nottingham Forest Community Trust BTEC

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport

We’re dedicated to supporting and guiding our students toward a career in the sport industry.

  • Two year course
  • Equivalent to three A-levels
  • Practical and theory-based contextual learning
  • Designed for students who wish to progress in the sport and leisure industry
  • Delivered by qualified tutors and FA licensed coaches
  • Innovative classroom learning
  • Practical experience of coaching
  • Opportunity to represent Nottingham Forest Football Development squad in regional and national competitions

What can students expect to study?

  • Psychology in sport
  • Sport Nutrition
  • Health and Well-Being
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Any ability
  • Current Issues in Sport
  • Careers in Sport


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