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Sport Development Coaching and Fitness BTEC Diploma Level 2 at Hugh Baird College

Course description

This course will enthuse and inspire you develop the skills and knowledge you’ll need to progress on to higher levels of study or to career in the sports and leisure sector. The course will give an understanding the organisation and administration of sport, together with the planning of sports activities and much more.

The programme also includes studying Math’s and English functional skills, or towards GCSE grade A-C if you do not already have these grades.

Course content

  • Fitness for Sport and Exercise
  • Practical Sports Performance
  • Carrying Out a Sports-related Project
  • The Mind and Sports Performance
  • Training for Personal Fitness
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Performance

Entry requirements

In order to qualify for this course, you will need:

  • 4 GCSEs at grade D-E

Or

  • A relevant Level 1 qualification at Merit or above and be working towards GCSE Maths and English at grade A*- C

You will also need a strong proven interest/involvement in practical sporting activities and a commitment to strive for improvement in at least one sporting context/activity.

Entry to all courses are subject to a successful interview, a satisfactory reference from your school or employer and evidence that you will be a committed studentah

Financial information

16 - 18 Years: Free

Future opportunities

  • Community Sports Coach
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Gym Instructor
  • Health Trainer
  • Personal Trainer
  • Physiotherapist
  • Conditioning Coach

Further information

If you are aged 16-19, this qualification will form a substantial part of your study programme. The study programme has been designed to ensure that young people are fully equipped and ready to move on to the world of work or higher level courses. In addition to your main qualification, will you also get the opportunity to undertake relevant and CV bolstering work experience out in your chosen industry. You will also be supported through maths and English qualifications.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hugh Baird College directly.

Last updated date: 21 April 2016
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    • By train

      The Merseyrail Bootle Oriel Road station is only a two minute walk from the College campus. This station is on the Northern Line and offers easy access to the College from Liverpool, Crosby, Formby, Southport and other areas.

      By car

      Satellite navigation systems (Satnav) – please enter our postcode L20 7EW.

      The closest motorway junctions are the M58 1a/ M57 Junction 7 – 3.7 miles (6km). Then follow the A59 towards Liverpool for approximately ten minutes, turning right onto the A5058 at the first roundabout, which leads onto Balliol Road.

      By bus

      Students can also travel to College on regular bus services from Southport, Formby, Crosby, Old Roan, Maghull, Litherland, Netherton, Litherland, Queens Drive and Liverpool City Centre. 

      • From Southport: 47, 48, 48a, 300
      • From Formby and Southport: 47, 48, 48a
      • From Crosby: 47, 48, 48a, 54, 62, 62a, 62b
      • From Old Roan and Maghull: 55, 300
      • From Litherland: 53, 53a, 55, 59
      • From Netherton: 52, 52a, 58, 59
      • From Queens Drive: 60, 81
      • From Liverpool City Centre: 47, 48, 52, 52a, 53, 53a, 54, 55, 55d, 155, 300