The Education & Professional Development
With fantastic education facilities onsite at Leisure United Bullocksteads, students study towards a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sports Development and Coaching or a Level 2 Diploma in Physical Preparation & Employability , while focusing on a career pathway in coaching & teaching, sports science or public service. These highly practical qualifications (no exams) and course pathways focus on developing the skills, knowledge and industry relevant experiences to prepare students for their chosen progression route and future career aspirations.
Students can also gain valuable experience opportunities across a range of coaching, sports science, analysis, and media roles that will enrichen their CV’s developing confidence and invaluable communication, leadership and team skills.
Weekly professional development hours are built into students timetables (Go Live Programme), which enables them to develop employability and important skills, contacts and experiences that can be transferable to any future career.
Enhanced practical learning and fitness development is also offered with educational lessons delivered from the fantastic on-site gym facilities. This provides students with the opportunity to build their very own pro-fitness plans, along with strength and conditioning and post match recovery sessions with our specialist coaches and fitness qualified tutors.
For those who may not achieve their grade 4 in Maths and English GCSE the first time around, weekly sessions are timetabled to support development and preparation towards resitting exams alongside the students sport diploma studies.