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Sport Science Level 3 Development Centres (Football, Rugby or Basketball) at Peterborough Regional College

Course description

For those who want to further develop their football, rugby or basketball skills and playing ability for a future career or coaching role within these areas or a possible career in coaching and/or supportive roles of athletes. The course supports applications to university to study a range of sport science courses.

Course content

The Development Centre is a two–year programme including top class coaching from a team of qualified coaches as well as the opportunity to gain a level 3 qualification in sport. You will also participate in weekly games in the Association of Colleges league, regional tournaments and National Cup Competitions. In addition you will coach young children and gain an appropriate coaching qualification.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including maths and science or other level 2 qualification at Merit.

Future opportunities

The Development Centre is expertly managed by a team of highly qualified professionals and will provide you with visible pathways into professional and semi–professional football, rugby, basketball or coaching. You can also choose to go on to university courses or employment in the sports and leisure industry.


Further information

You will be required to attend a Welcome Event – details will be provided upon application.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Peterborough Regional College directly.

Last updated date: 19 October 2017
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    • At Peterborough Regional College  we want you to be successful both during your time at College and anything you decide to do afterwards. No two students are the same and we understand the important of valuing people as individuals and recognise that sometimes there are barriers that may get in the way of people reaching their full potential. The support services within PRC exist to help remove them barriers. Through our various services we can provide a network of support to help you get the most out of your course.