Accessibility links

Sport Development and Coaching Diploma/Extended Diploma Level 3 at New College Stamford

Course description

This course is designed to develop your practical skills and theoretical knowledge of a range of sport disciplines for progression into the Sport industry or further study at university. You will study the diverse nature of the sport science sector including; anatomy and physiology, sports nutrition, coaching, fitness training and fitness testing.You will gain top tips from guest speakers and have the chance to go on trips to real workplaces within the industry such as St Georges Park and The King Power Stadium, the home of the 2016 Premier League Champions Leicester City. Other trips and visits may include, English Institute of Sport, Olympic Stadium, Birmingham Futsal Arena and the opportunity for a residential Skiing Trip.This course is approximately 60% theory and 40% practical.

Course content

You will learn through a combination of group work, team building, peer assessment, individual tasks, power point presentations and methods of online learning. The course is designed so that you can utilise theory in your practical sessions.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and maths at grades C/4 or above.


You will be assessed mainly through course work including presentations, reports and ipad assignments which are uploaded online. Two units will be assessed by exams.

Future opportunities

Following successful completion of this course you can progress on to study the HND in Sports and Excersise Science at New College Stamford, or other sport degrees at University. You could also progress in to careers in Sports Coaching, PE Teaching, Physiotherapy, Sports Journalism and Sports Therapy.

Further information

You will need to provide £150.00 towards uniform, this will also cover your trips for the year.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 03 November 2016
Provider logo

Key information