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BTEC Level 3 90 Credit/Extended Diploma in Sport Development & Coaching - (3 A level equivalent) at Huddersfield New College

Course description

There are a number of ways to study our BTEC Level 3 programme in Sport Development and Coaching. Your choice will depend on your study options and future career ambitions. BTEC Level 3 in Sport Development and Coaching supports a huge range of careers.

The number of units you study increases in line with the value of A Level equivalents, as the greater this, the higher the proportion of Sport in your overall study programme. The information below explains more.

The BTEC Level 3 in Sport Development and Coaching provide a fantastic introduction for students interested in the industry. Core topics include:

- Anatomy

- Physiology

- Fitness training and programming

- Practical sport

- Sport coaching

BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma/Extended Diploma is a full time programme of study, and is therefore best suited to those who have decided to work in the sector or progress to university to study a related subject. This is an advanced level course, building on the content above and developing your knowledge in areas such as physiology, nutrition, sport injuries and psychology.

Course content

Studying this subject is perfect if you are keen to open up the possibilities offered in the world of sport and leisure. Our knowledgeable and supportive teachers will help you gain the skills and knowledge to progress to your chosen destination, and gain valuable life skills. This is supported with work experience opportunities, and a range of visiting speakers to help inspire you. You will benefit from our first class facilities which include a Fitness Suite, multi-purpose Sports Hall, 3G Astro-Turf Pitch and Sports Barn.

Entry requirements

Grade 4 in GCSE PE or in a vocational equivalent, if taken. 

General entry criteria will also apply, this is available on our website.

Future opportunities

This is a qualification recognised by a wide range of employers, or alternatively, you could progress to degrees that support careers in leisure centre management or coaching.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Huddersfield New College directly.

Last updated date: 11 October 2018
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