This sport course supports learners that are interested in a pathway employment in an assistant coaching role and or university.
The study programme prepares learners for a range of skills within the sports/fitness industry, the leisure sector and higher education courses.
Delivery consists of:
As part of the programme, you will conduct a two-week work placement in a Sport or Fitness environment. 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.
A minimum of 5 GCSEs grades 9-4 including English, Maths and PE or a Level 2 qualification with Functional Skills gained at Level 2 in English and maths.
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 student 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.