CTECH Level 3 Triple

Course Description

This is equivalent to three A Levels. It is a two-year, full-time course that is ideal for those that want to go into the sports industry or study a sports degree at university.

As part of the course you will also take part in Leadership Level 2, with the option of progress onto Leadership Level 3 in year 2.

Year 1

  • Body Systems and the Effects of Physical Activity
  • Sport Coaching and Activity Leadership
  • Sports Organisation and Development
  • Working Safely in Sport, Exercise, Health and Leisure
  • Organisation of Sports Events
  • Physical Activity for Specific Groups
  • Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation
  • Practical Skills in Sport and Physical Activity

Year 2

  • Performance Analysis in Sport
  • Group Exercise to Music
  • Improving Fitness for Sport and Physical Activity
  • Nutrition and Diet for Sport and Exercise
  • Health and Fitness for Sport and Exercise
  • Working in Active Leisure Facilities
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Sport and Exercise Sociology
  • The Business of Sport

Year 1 

Unit 1 – Body Systems and the Effects of Physical Activity 

Unit 2 – Sport Coaching and Activity Leadership 

Unit 3 – Sports Organisation and Development 

Unit 4 – Working Safely in Sport, Exercise, Health and Leisure 

Unit 8 – Organisation of Sports Events  

Unit 11 – Physical Activity for Specific Groups 

Unit 17 – Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation  

Unit 18 – Practical Skills in Sport and Physical Activity  

Year 2 

Unit 5 – Performance Analysis in Sport 

Unit 6 – Group Exercise to Music  

Unit 7 – Improving Fitness for Sport and Physical Activity 

Unit 12- Nutrition and Diet for Sport and Exercise 

Unit 13 – Health and Fitness for Sport and Exercise  

Unit 14 – Working in Active Leisure Facilities 

Unit 19 – Sport and Exercise Psychology 

Unit 20 – Sport and Exercise Sociology 

Unit 21 – The Business of Sport 

Two years (you must pass all your Year 1 units in order to progress to Year 2) and pass CSL.

• ICT skills, as all coursework will be word processed
• You will also learn how to use PowerPoint, Publisher, Microsoft 365
• You will learn a variety of research skills as well as how to work in a group and as an individual and how to lead coaching sessions

This is a full-time course in its own rightYou will also study Community Sports Leaders Award in year 1, and Higher Sports Leaders Award in year 2. 

You will learn a wide variety of sports within lessons, as well as have the opportunity to play in one of the College Sports Teams. College currently have a Men’s Football Team, GBFC Elite Team, and a Netball Team. 

As part of this course all students must complete the NCS (National Citizenship Scheme) during October/November in year 1. This is free and consists of a week’s residential, involving activities such as surfing, coasteering and high ropes, followed by a social action project. This is compulsory and contributes towards your CTEC grade. 

  • Higher Education – degrees in sport eg. PE Teaching, Coaching, Sports Therapy, Sports Science, Exercise Referral and Sports Development 
  • Employment in the Sports Industry 

Five GCSEs at Grade 4 or above, ideally with Grade 4 or above for Maths and English. 

  • Internally assessed coursework utilising a “live project brief” approach 
  • Externally assessed exams 
  • Year 1: 8 units (3 externally assessed exams) 
  • Year 2: 9 units (1 externally assessed exam) 
  • Each unit is graded as a Pass, Merit or Distinction
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