What We Offer

Future Lions Education & Pearson BTEC can offer 2 main education pathways in order to achieve access to higher education and the sports industry. These are:

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport (Performance and Excellence)

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport (Performance and Excellence) is 120 credits and has 720 guided learning hours (GLH). It consists of NINE mandatory units plus optional units that provide for a combined total of 120 credits (where at least 90 credits must be at Level 3 or above).


Equivalent to 2 A Levels

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Performance and Excellence)

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Performance and Excellence) is 180 credits and has 1080 guided learning hours (GLH). It consists of NINE mandatory units plus optional units that provide for a combined total of 180 credits (where at least 135 credits must be at Level 3 or above).


Equivalent to 3 A Levels

Additional Qualification/Alternative Route:

ActiveIQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction

This qualification aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to plan, deliver and supervise safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment. During the qualification learners will cover:

  • Anatomy, physiology and nutrition and how they relate to exercise and fitness.
  • Health and safety in the fitness environment.
  • The skills to conduct client and group inductions in a gym-based environment and support exercise adherence and a healthy lifestyle.
  • The skills to plan, instruct and supervise safe and effective exercise and physical activity sessions.
  • Professionalism for fitness instructing.
  • Personal and professional development.
  • Delivering exceptional customer service.