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Sport (Tottenham Hotspur Foundation Education & Football Programme) BTEC Level 2/3 Diploma at Epping Forest College

Course description

This exciting course is designed for learners who want a career in sport, primarily in coaching and training. It gives valuable experience and insight into the coaching process and developing and supporting elite performance. The course blends football development, coaching and playing, with a vocational study programme at Level 3. A team of qualified staff from the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation and Epping Forest College will deliver the coaching and teaching elements of the programme. Learners will benefit from the highest standards of coaching and industry knowledge; this will be invaluable in enhancing their employability and ensuring they have the highest aspirations.

Course content

You will be enrolled on a one year, BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport.

The study programme will cover units including:
You will also develop your English and Maths skills throughout the course of your studies.

  • sports coaching
  • practical team sports
  • psychology for sports performance
  • technical and tactical skills in sport
  • the athlete‚Äôs lifestyle

Entry requirements

Applicants will have to successfully pass a football trial and an interview with the college. Learners will be required to sign a code of conduct, and will not be allowed to train or play football unless they are up to date with their academic commitments.

Assessment

‚ÄčAssessment will be made with a combination of practical assessments and theory assignments

Financial information

Materials will be discussed at interview.

Future opportunities

At the end of the programme learners will progress to:

  • the second year of the programme, topping up their BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma to a BTEC Level 3 Diploma while continuing the playing performance programme
  • employment in the Sports Coaching sector

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Epping Forest College directly.

Last updated date: 11 April 2016
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    • With the perfect location, a breathtaking campus, and a range of high quality facilities, 
      Epping Forest College is the ideal venue to stage your event.

      The College is easily accessed by less then 10 minutes drive from both the M25 and M11 motorways.

      We’re also a 5 minute walk from the London Underground at Debden Station on the Central Line, 
      and we’re a 10 minute cab ride from Chingford Overground rail station.

      Once you arrive at the College there is a free car park with over 250 spaces, 
      as well as designated areas for coaches and other large vehicles.

       

      Once on site you can have access to our catering facilities (subject to agreement) and a range of rooms, 
      from our Theatre, with 264 retractable seats, to a standard classroom.

      We also have full IT support, and can offer rooms with either Macs or PCs running the latest industry-standard software.