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Introduction to the course

Sports lessons will be taught in in both practical and theory. The units you complete will consist of a wide variety of subjects focusing on sports coaching and officiating, leadership and fitness training and more theoretical elements including anatomy and physiology, sports development, sports psychology and nutrition.

What do I need?

Five GCSE grades A-C or equivalent, including English, Mathematics. You will need to enjoy coaching young people of mixed abilities in a wide range of sports. A good reference is essential. You must be willing to be enthusiastic, energetic work within a team.

How is the course taught?

Sports lessons will be taught within the classroom covering basic knowledge at the required level. Practice lessons range from the sports hall, playing fields and Gym.

How will I be assessed?

There is a wide range of assessment and this varies form, assignment writing, presentations, practical self-assessment and peer self-assessment.

What does it lead to?

Look for employment within the sports, leisure and fitness industry. Specialist within a sports area to further your development, for example Sports therapy, Sports development and Sports coaching.


Course Details

Location Start Date - End Date - Study Mode
Enfield Centre 3 Sep 2018 - 5 Jul 2019 - Daytime

Course Code: DS3MSPR1 / 18DA11Z

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 - 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
If you are over 18, fees may apply. Click here for information on financial help available to you.

If you are aged 24+ click here for information on financial help available to you. This course is eligible for a loan.

Information on how to apply
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Kyron Williams

Everyone at College helped me to focus and believe in myself. I’m getting better all the time – I love the buzz of pushing myself to go faster. - He ran for Great Britain’s Under-19 100m relay team alongside his studies.

Kyron Williams Sports and Fitness BTEC Diploma Level 3

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Entry Level

This level will help you to develop general skills and improve your confidence if you do not have any experience or GCSEs. It will improve your basic reading, number skills and English language skills

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Level 1

This level will give you a good basic knowledge and understanding of the subject area. This level will develop your functional skills and give you some work experience.

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Level 2

This level will give you a deeper understanding of the subject area. This is a good level of education for employment and will improve your problem solving skills and increase your resourcefulness. This level is often the minimum requirement for employers.

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Level 3

This level gives you a thorough and developed understanding of the subject area. This level will give you experience in problem-solving, managing a workload and adapting your skills to achieve your objectives. This level is the minimum requirement when applying to universities and is the preferred requirement for most employers.

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Level 4 and Above

This level involves extensive studying and can help to make you a specialist in your field of learning or work.

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