Sports Coaching and Development Level 3

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Mon Sep 04 2023

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Sports Coaching and Development Level 3

If you have a passion for sport and want to build a career around the wide range of sport-based roles on offer in sports performance, participation health and fitness, this course for you.

This course is right for you if you want to take your sports knowledge, skills and ability to the next level. This two year programme will cover a wide range of sport related topics to prepare you for the next steps in your career whether this is a job, an apprenticeship or a university programme in sport.

You will study the following modules in year one:

  • Careers in the Sport and Active Leisure Industry
  • Health, Wellbeing and Sport
  • Developing Coaching Skills
  • Sport Development
  • Self-employment in Sport and Physical Activity
  • Practical Sports Applications

You will study the following modules in year two:

  • Applied Coaching Skills
  • Fitness Training
  • Research Project in Sport
  • Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
  • Sporting Injuries
  • Nutrition for Physical Performance

All students also take part in Personal and Social development lessons with topics ranging from job applications to personal finance.

Please note students who have not achieved a Grade 4 in maths will study this during training time.

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