BTEC Higher Nationals in Sport and Exercise Science (RQF)

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Sport and Exercise Science (RQF)

The new BTEC Higher National qualifications in Sport and Exercise Science 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*:

  • Coaching Science
  • Exercise, Health and Lifestyle
  • Sport and Exercise Science(General)

If you'd like more information, or find a college that delivers the BTEC Higher Nationals in Sport and Exercise Science, 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 and Exercise Science

Some typical jobs after completing the HNC** Some typical jobs after completing the HND**
Sport Coach; Community Sports Leader; Performance Developer; Sports Development Officer; Leisure Development Officer; Armed Forces or Uniformed Services. Sports Therapist; Cardiac Rehabilitation Technician; Sports and Exercise Scientist; Strength and Conditioning; Teaching or Lecturing (via a PGCE).

Find out more about studying the BTEC Higher National in Performing Sport and Exercise Science from Jack by clicking HERE.

*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.