BTEC Higher Nationals in Sport (RQF)

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Sport (RQF)

The new BTEC Higher National qualifications in Sport are designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways at Levels 4 and 5, thereby providing students with a clear line of sight to employment or to progression to a degree at Level 6.

Pathways within this qualification*:

  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Community Sport and Physical Activity
  • Leisure Management
  •  Sport (General)

If you'd like more information, or find a college that delivers the BTEC Higher Nationals in Sport, you can visit the following sites:

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Or download our brochure for more information about BTEC Higher Nationals, other subjects and pathways available, and where these qualifications can take you. 

Careers after a BTEC Higher National in Sport 

Some typical jobs after completing the HNC** Some typical jobs after completing the HND**
Outdoor Adventure Instructor; field Studies Officer; Sports Coaching; Health Promotion; Corporate Sports Hospitality; Outreach Work; Sports Entrepreneurship; Armed forces and Police. Adventure Tourism Manager; Environmental Education; Youth Development Officers; Sports Development; Health and fitness Management; Sports facility Management; Sports Event Management; PE teaching (via a PGCE).

*This list is a combination of pathways at both BTEC HNC and HND level. Please consult with your local college regarding exact pathways to be delivered within your chosen qualification. 

**These are suggestions of the typical job roles related to this qualification at this level. Pearson does not guarantee employment upon completion, and you will have a responsibility to make sure that you meet the employer’s requirements.