This one-year course has been developed to provide a solid grounding into Sports, for anyone who is interested in any kind of Sport career. This qualification aims to help support learners development by providing them with the advanced skills and knowledge to either start a career in sport or progress within employment in the sector.
What will I learn?
You will gain a broad base of knowledge, enabling you to plan and support sports coaching, fitness training sessions and programmes to all ages and with consideration to disability and diversity.
- Sports Coaching
- Physical Fitness and Injuries
- Participating in Sport
- Strength and Conditioning
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Developing Personal Fitness
How will I be assessed?
You will carry out a range of in-depth written assignments/worksheets and practical assessments to complete this course.
3 GCSEs to include a minimum of Maths grade 3 (D) and English grade 3 (D). Science and PE would be an advantage for this course also.
Progression & Career Opportunities
The progression for this programme is the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport. A minimum of a merit grade portfolio will be required to progress as well as a grade 4 and above at either English or Maths.
Positions that would be open on completion of the course would be apprenticeships in sports coaching and management, as well as positions in the leisure industry.
There may be additional costs for kit, materials, trips and other course related items.