SPORTS DEVELOPMENT & COACHING Level 3
Students who complete this course, alongside our coaching or sports science pathway will open opportunities to progress onto university, U.S scholarship or employment within a variety of coaching, sport science, or teaching roles within the world of sport.
5 GCSEs at grades 4-9 ideally including English and Maths
Foundation Diploma in year one. Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development in year 2
100% coursework and assessments
University / U.S Scholarships / Employment
Participating clubs and academies
In year 1 students will work across a variety of industry disciplines. These include: Careers in Sport, Sports Coaching, Sporting Performance and Analysis, Physical and Mental Health, and Sports Science.
Each area of study will include key Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours involved within them, with learners given the opportunity to practice these throughout the week. Learners will experience a range of practical and classroom based lessons, with all assignments being assessed internally using various methods including written assignments, practical assignments, spoken assignments and project works.
Your course will have a specific focus on key skill sets, knowledge and areas of effective application with the Sports Industry including sports psychology, anatomy and physiology, fitness testing, coaching and your chosen research project.
The aim is to prepare and develop your ability across a multitude of integral subjects ready for progression onto university, U.S Scholarship, career start or alternative exit routes.
Linked with our Coaching or Sports Science pathways, this course will develop your knowledge and understanding of the Sports Industry, help create an attractive CV, and consolidate positive employability skills.