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Coaching and Activity Leadership NVQ Level 2 at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Course description

This course is aimed at learners who want to pursue a career as a sports coach. Regular placements with primary school children, learners with learning difficulties and the elderly will be provided, learners are also expected to find their own coaching placements whilst on the course.

Course content

FA Level 1 Football coaching certificate, L2 Principles of Coaching, L2 Activity Leadership Course and a Sports Leaders qualification are all courses you will complete whilst on this qualification. Students will leave here with the skills and knowledge to apply for a permanent coaching role.

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for candidates with an interest in Sports Coaching. Learners must possess 4 GCSEs at grade D or above, or be a mature candidate with appropriate work experience within the industry.


The course involves a mixture of portfolio based and practical coaching assessments. You will be assessed a lot on the sports field!

Financial information

A4 Lever Arch Folder x 2 and Pen, football boots, indoor and outdoor practical kit.

We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

Future opportunities

The qualification will provide knowledge and practical skills to enable progress on to other qualifications such as the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sports Coaching. Alternatively, you could progress to employment as a Sports Coach.

Further information

NVQ Level 2 Certificate in Activity LeadershipFirst AidL2 Principles of Sports CoachingSports Leaders AwardFA Level 1 Football Coaching Certificate

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 04 October 2017
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    • Located in South Wigston, our £43million college campus has everything you need all in one place!

      • Purpose-built Engineering facility
      • Construction Workshops
      • Hair & Beauty Salons – open to the public
      • Gym
      • Eating Place, including an onsite Costa Coffee
      • Library
      • Onsite nursery
      • Multi-faith room
      • Student Lounge

      Subjects available to study include:

      • Apprenticeships
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      • Child Development and Education
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      • Foundation Learning
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      • Motor Vehicle
      • Public Services
      • Sport
      • Travel & Tourism

      To find out more about South Leicestershire College:

      0116 264 3535