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Sport (Rugby League) - BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Coleg y Cymoedd

Course description

This course is delivered in partnership with the Wales Rugby League. All players will have the opportunity to receive rugby league coaching whilst studying the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport. The course will give players the best opportunity to succeed at an elite level as it will greatly increase the amount of time players are coached and physically conditioned.

Course content

As part of your course you will study a variety of topics such as the anatomy & physiology, training and fitness, assessing risk, fitness testing for sport and exercise, sports coaching, sports development and practical team sports. Specialist areas include: sports nutrition, sports injuries, rules/regulations and officiating, exercise, health and lifestyle, psychology for sports performance and instructing physical activity and exercise.

Entry requirements

To obtain a place on this course you will need 5 GCSE at A*- C, which must include Maths and English/Welsh, or equivalent, such as Level 2 ESW in Communication and Application of Number or a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Sport with a merit grade.


To gain the Level 3 in Sport you must complete internal assessments in all units. Assessment will cover practical skills, oral questioning, assignment work and written questions. All units are assessed, graded and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded.

Financial information

FT Registration Fee - £20.00

Future opportunities

The course gives you the skills they need to understand the sport and recreation sector and the employment opportunities available to them on completion of the course. These qualifications can also contribute towards applications for higher education where learners can pursue degree level qualification.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Coleg y Cymoedd directly.

Last updated date: 25 October 2016
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