BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Sports Coaching (RQF)

This qualification is intended for post-16 learners wanting to progress directly to employment in the coaching and development sector as an assistant coach.

Course Content

This qualification is intended for post-16 learners wanting to progress directly to employment in the coaching and development sector as an assistant coach. 

In classes you will study three core units

  • Careers in the Sport and Active Leisure Industry
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Sport and Developing Coaching Skills

You will develop the skills to plan and implement coaching programmes for athletes/clients to improve their sporting performance.  During this aspect of the course you will complete practical and theory lecturers working in groups and individually preparing you to understand the sports coaching industry.

You will have a personal tutor who supports and guides you through the course.  You will meet with your personal tutor for group meetings and for personal one to one meetings on a regular basis.  The course will be predominently coursework and you will be assessed in a variety of ways to develop your professional skills -  for example: presentations, practical's, role plays and essays.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 4 - 9 / A* - C which must include English Language and Mathematics.

Successful interview and satisfactory reference.

Duration and Delivery

One year, Full time

 

Progression

If 90% attendance and a high grade profile in year 1, most students will progress onto year 2 of the Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Sport (2 A-Level Equivalent).  Progression routes after completing year 2 will prepare you for progressing to employment and/or starting your own business in the sports coaching/development industry.  Progression via UCAS points to a range of Higher Education courses such as Sports Coaching or Sport Development.

 

Additional Information

We will give you enrichment opportunities including visits and practical hands on, work-related experiences.  Activities will include visits and case studies relating to real life businesses.  Sports students are invited to an oversees residential working on team building skills including numerous land and water based activities.  Guest speakers are invited in to talk to students about future careers throughout the year.

Information regarding specific course charges, equipment, kit and materials, day of attendance and enrolment date will be given at advice and guidance sessions.  Early application is advisable as this course is popular.  Students will also have the opportunity to complete the Duke of Edinburgh (Bronze Award).

For further information, please contact Jade Douthwaite on 020 8268 3198 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Campus

Kingston Hall Road

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