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Welcome to Sports Coaching & Development

Course Details 

Why choose this course?

Do you want to turn your passion for sport into a career? Through blending theory and practice, you’ll develop your coaching and leadership skills. Explore training methods and play various sports to enhance your understanding of the rules, regulations and the physical requirements of different activities. Learn how to adapt your coaching style for different age groups, abilities and needs to support athletes’ development.

Course Content/Main Topics

After completion of the two year qualification you will have an excellent springboard to prepare you for degree level study or work in the sport and active leisure industry.

What will I study?
• Sports Coaching
• Health and Wellbeing
• Careers in the Sports Industry

Careers and Higher Education

This course is equivalent in size to one A level with the added bonus of being able to enter the workforce directly as a multi-skilled assistant coach. Completing two years will give an opportunity to become a multi-skilled coach.

Career options
• Nutritionist
• Assistant coach
• Sports coach*
• PE teacher*
• Referee*
• Strength and conditioning coach*
*with additional qualifications


BTEC Level 3


Entry Requirements

Grade 4 in English & Maths

A genuine interest in sport is essential

During the course you are required to complete at least 18 hours of independent study to back up the learning discovered in your classroom sessions.

Contact Information

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