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About the course


BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development 

The level 3 qualification is a two year course that incorporates many elements of the sports industry with 12 units to study over the duration of the course. 

You will gain a valuable insight into the sports industry as a whole, with units covering the fitness, coaching, therepy, performance and business domains of the sport to name a few. Students will learn in a variety of ways, with practical lectures, online sessions and individual/group learning. 

Our range of teaching experiences prepares students for a direct pathway into higher education or the sports related workplace. 

The teaching staff have a diverse experience in the sporting world and you'll also have the opportunity to extend your knowledge with relevent work experience throughout the course.

What you need: Five GCSEs at grade 4/C or above, which includes mathematics and English language. 



Level 2 Extended Certificate in Sport

The level 2 course has been put in place to enable learners who do not achieve the acceptance criteria for the level 3 course to stay in further education and progress their knowledge. The course will allow you to develop a broader understanding of the sports sector while also providing you with some practical skills that will aid your competence in a workplace. 

After successful completion of the level 2 course, students are then able to progress on the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development course that we offer here. 

What you need: two GCSEs at grade D or above in any subject.