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Football Academy: Coaching Fitness & Development BTEC at Sandwich Technology School

Course description

Why study this subject?

 

This programme is equivalent to 3 A Levels and provides direct access to university. Aimed at students interested in football and pursuing a career in teaching, coaching and sport science, etc. This course addresses both theoretical and practical aspects of the sport sciences and demands a good level of autonomy in learning.

 

Course content includes:

 

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Sports Coaching
  • Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
  • Fitness training
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Psychology for Sports Performance
  • Talent Identification

Course content

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Sports Coaching
  • Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
  • Fitness training
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Psychology for Sports Performance
  • Talent Identification

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above including Maths and English or BTEC First Diploma at Merit Level.

Assessment

Assessment is by a combination of coursework, integrated assignments, external exams and practical assessments

Future opportunities

University

USA Scholarship

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: 08 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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