Do you see yourself becoming the next Pep Guardiola, Tracey Neville, Sarina Wiegmann, Sir Dave Brailsford, Trevor Painter, Sir Danny Kerry or Andy Farell? Do you want to develop the next generation of athletes and sports performers? Do you want to help coach a variety of age groups to enable people to play sport, socialise and live healthy lifestyles? If so, then this programme is for you!
The BTEC National Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development is a two-year course that is equivalent to three A levels and is aimed at learners who wish to progress into a career in sports coaching and development at the conclusion of their studies. Additionally, the breadth of optional content in this qualification allows learners to widen their opportunities to progress to several higher education courses.
4x Grade 4 GCSE’s and above including English and maths. L2 PE/ Sports Studies – Desired.
What you will Learn
The course is 100% internally assessed through twelve coursework-based units which aim to provide learners with opportunities to sample a wide range of specialist areas within sport and develop an understanding of the academic and practical skills that will help them to progress into employment in the sports coaching and development sectors.
Each unit is split into several assignments which aim to assess your understanding of a variety of criteria, and are graded as pass, merit, or distinction. After completing each unit, each grade is added to a total which will give you your final grade profile.
The mandatory content allows learners to develop their technical skills, supported by underpinning knowledge, and gives learners the opportunity to relate the skills and knowledge to the sports coaching industry. This prepares learners to work independently as coaches and gives them the skills and expertise to coach at all levels of sports ability for both children and adults.
Assessment methods include: Written Assignments Presentations Interview process 1-1 Consultations Practical assessments Verbal questioning Practical investigations
Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, Sport Scientist, Physiotherapist, Sports Nutritionist Higher Education (University) Apprenticeship in Sporting Sector
Employment in Sporting Sector: Sports development Sports management Health, fitness and wellbeing Teaching and education
Teacher Coach Personal Trainer Sports Psychologist Sports Development Officer Sports Therapist Sports Scientist Sports Business Management Sports Leisure Management Sports Analysis
Careers in the Sport and Active Leisure Industry Health, Wellbeing and Sport Developing Coaching Skills Applied Coaching Skills Research Project in Sport (Pearson-set) * Sport Development Self-employment in Sport and Physical Activity
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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.