The course provides a mixture of classroom-based sessions (to introduce theories and concepts) and practical activities that enable you to develop your own coaching/teaching delivery to children and adults.
As part of the study programme, you will conduct a two-week work placement in a sport coaching environment, participate in a range of sports enrichment activities and represent the college teams through Cricket, Football, Pan-disability Football, Futsal, Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton and Table Tennis.
Furthermore, this course gives you the opportunity to acquire and develop generic, transferable and sector-specific skills in order to complete tasks and demonstrate a level of achievement that enables them to progress to further learning. This will allow you to apply your theoretical knowledge to a practical work setting. Assignments will also be completed in relation to your work placement.
This sport study programme supports students that are interested in a pathway to university or as an assistant coaching role. This is a two-year programme prepares you for a range of skills within sports coaching both team and individual a career in Sports Coaching/Instructor, Physical Education Teacher, Sports Media, Sports Broadcasting and Sports Physiotherapy.
Delivery in year one consists of:
Delivery in year two:
At least 5 GCSE grades 9-4, including English language, literature and Math.
You can move into employment as an assistant coach which may involve working with youth sport or working with children at beginner levels, for example, primary-school age.
This qualification carries UCAS points and is recognised by higher education providers. Learners can progress to full degree single or combined courses, including:
This course is free for students aged 16-18. The course fee for adults (19+) is TBC.
If you are aged 19+, how much you pay for your course and any additional costs will depend on a number of factors. Learn more about course fees and finances.
We have a range of financial support options available to help you while you’re studying. Find out what support you may be eligible for.