London Lions Education & Basketball Development Programme BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma at Epping Forest College
Epping Forest College is proudly partnered with the London Lions Basketball Club, bringing you a unique full time basketball programme designed to link sports theory with elite standard coaching and league & cup competitions.
The programme is designed for anyone looking to embark on a career in the sports industry; primarily in coaching, training or sports development; giving valuable experience and insight into developing and supporting elite performance.
Students joining this Level 3 BTEC course will benefit from an elite standard of professional basketball coaching delivered by the London Lions’ players and coaching staff. and be involved in league and cup competition.
The London Lions was successfully launched as the only professional basketball club in London for the 2012 – 13 season. The team uses the Copper Box Arena, originally built for the 2012 London Olympic Games, as its home venue. Students on our basketball course will have the exciting opportunity to train and play at this state-of-the-art venue, and be involved in league and cup competition.
Students will receive ten hours per week of basketball coaching and competitive performance plus the theory and industry knowledge required for the qualification.
5 GCSEs at A*-C including English Language & Maths. Successful trial with London Lions (see course description for details)
After year 1, students will have the option to progress into year 2 to complete a full Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport.
After completing the 2 year qualification the majority of learners will progress to university to study degrees in Sport and related subjects.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Epping Forest College directly.