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Young Apprenticeship in Sports Management, Leadership and Coaching at Hounslow Apprenticeship Training

Course description

You will complete a Level 2 BTEC First Diploma in Sports Management, Leadership and Coaching (2 years). This course involves practical and written work and work experience with employers. You will spend time in workshops developing skills and working towards: • FA Junior Football Organisers Award course (code: FJOC) • Rugby Union – Leaders Award • Multi-Skills Awards – L1 • NCFE - Certificate in Sports Coaching • Other sports / WRL qualifications and Awards i.e. life guarding, ASDAN, etc You will also develop your understanding of working in the sports industry, health and safety practices, and the personal skills required to succeed in the industry. Your practical skills will be assessed in the workshop but you will also be assessed through case studies, assignments, written work and projects. Who is this course for? You should have an interest in and/or want to work in the sport industry. You should want to work with people, in a team and in an adult environment and enjoy hands –on practical learning and using new skills. Where will I be based? You will be based at Isleworth & Syon School. You will be there one day a week (Tuesdays in Year 10 and Thursdays in Year 11) and be taught by specialist tutors in workshops. What about work experience? You will have the opportunity to gain up to 20 days work experience with employers. Work placements in sport have included opportunities with Fusion, Brentford FC and London School of Diving.

Entry requirements

Students will need the ability to complete a practical level 2 course. Applicants will be asked for: • KS3 teacher assessments in English, Maths, and Science • A Personal Statement • A Tutor Statement This course suits students who: • are well motivated • are interested in the subject/sector • are interested in working with people • are interested in working in a team and adult environment • enjoy hands-on and practical learning activities • enjoy learning and using new skills.

Future opportunities

This is a challenging Level 2 course which will prepare you for roles such as: • Fitness Instructor • Coach • Sports Development Officer • Professional Sports • Outdoor Sports Organiser • Roles in social inclusion • Events Steward • Manager / Leader

Further information

Contact: Graeme Baker 14-19 Curriculum Coordinator London Borough of Hounslow graeme.baker@hounslow.gov.uk 020 8583 4158

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hounslow Apprenticeship Training directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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