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Level 3 Sport - 90 Credit Diploma (Development, Coaching & Fitness) at Leeds City College

Course description

This course is interested in the theoretical and practical aspects of sports. An ideal starting point if you wish to pursue a career in the sporting industry or progress to higher education. This is a study programme course which, if successful, leads to the 90 credit qualification over one year and progression to the full 180 credit qualification over two years.

Course content

You will learn how to:

  • Administer a variety of fitness tests and provide training plans for clients

  • Study sports coaching, practical team sports and exercise for specific groups and develop coaching skills

  • Be given the chance to complete a suitable work experience within the sport industry and gain new skills throughout a variety of units within the sports development, coaching and fitness sector

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above including English and ideally Maths or a Level 2 Diploma at Merit Grade with GCSE English at Grade C or above and ideally Maths.


There are no exams, you will be assessed through coursework.

Assessments methods include online quizzes, discussion forums and blogs, case studies and observations of practical exercises.

Future opportunities

After completing the course you will be able to apply for positions in the sporting industry or you may choose to progress onto a Higher Education programme.

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: 19 December 2017
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