The sport sector is a fast-growing industry. It is currently worth £39 billion to the economy and continues to grow annually. Sports coaching and development is currently one of the most important areas of this industry, ensuring that health and skill development occur from grassroots to elite levels of performance.
This course is ideal for learners who wish to work within sports coaching, development or the sports education sector. As a student on the course you will have access to industry standard facilities and equipment such as our 4G pitch, sports hall, fitness gym, analysis suite and performance hub. You will gain first-hand experience with our ‘Gold Standard’ equipment, boasting Peak Power Wattbikes, Body Mass Analyser, Smartspeed sensors and breath-by-breath VO2max analysis. You will also have the opportunity to engage in our Sports Academies that aim to develop athletes and players in a range of sports.
Students will study two qualifications over the duration of their two-year course, completing a L3 National Foundation in Sports Coaching and Development in Year 1 and progressing onto L3 National Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development in Year 2.