BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma inSports Coaching and Development

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If you like the idea of helping sports people of all abilities to improve their performance, whether in a specific sport or a variety, a career in coaching could be ideal for you. This vocational course explores different areas of employment within the sports sector, allowing you to experience a variety of options and giving you a broader knowledge base to benefit your career.

Course Content

The course consists of 19 units which explore a variety of different areas, including:

  • Health, Wellbeing and Sport
  • Sports Development
  • Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
  • Developing Coaching Skills
  • Careers in Sport & Active Leisure Industry
  • Sports Psychology
  • Sporting Injuries
  • Fitness Training

The course is delivered in a vocational manner, with assessments ranging from written reports, portfolios, and posters to verbal assessments, presentations, and practical observations. There are no examinations for this course.

Features/Benefits

There are a range of trips and team-building activities included throughout this course and you will also have the opportunity to study towards additional awards. As a student on a vocational course, we will encourage you to gain as many additional qualifications as possible in order to support your applications for Higher Education and employment in the sector.

Entry Requirements

  • Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above, including English Language and Maths.
  • Mature students will be considered based on their previous qualifications and/or relevant work experience.

Progression Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the Level 3 Sport qualification, you will have the equivalent of three A Levels, providing opportunities for progression into employment or onto a Higher Education course or another vocational qualification at Loughborough College or elsewhere.

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Key Facts

Dates:

  • September 2020

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time

Level:

3

Course Duration:

2 Years

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 20/21TFH5131

Awarding Body:

Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)

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