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Netball Development Centre at Lancaster and Morecambe College

Course description

This is a one or two year full time course that offers an opportunity for students to gain a recognised educational or vocational qualification whilst working towards developing their netball skills. The programme offers quality coaching and an extensive opportunity to play in the College’s Netball Team. 

Course content

The course gives students the opportunity to undertake a daily specialist netball training programme in order to develop their own performance. The course is structured to further develop the students through training, playing, coaching and umpiring. Students have the chance to develop a range of skills through work in the local community, including local primary and secondary schools. Students have the options to enhance their CVs by gaining additional qualifications.

Students have the opportunity to participate in the local leagues.

When will I attend? Academic Studies 19 hours per week on an appropriate course of your choice. Netball 6 hours per week including a mid week match representing the College in the BCS Netball North West Division 1. 

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade A*-D including English or maths OR a Level 1 related qualification. Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager. 


This will depend on the educational or vocational qualification you take alongside this course. 

Financial information

What expenses are related to this course?

The cost of your sporting equipment.

Future opportunities

The course can lead onto:

         • Representative Netball

  • Higher Education

        • Employment within the Fitness and Leisure Industry

         • Netball Coaching

Further information

Depending on your choice of course, you will have the opportunity to gain one of the following: • Sports Coaching Certificate Level 2 • Sport BTEC Level 2 • Sport BTEC Level 3 • Sports Science BTEC Level 3 • Sports Coaching HND Level 5

How much home study will I be required to do?

This will depend on the educational or vocational qualification you take alongside this course. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lancaster and Morecambe College directly.

Last updated date: 03 May 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years
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