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Sport with Football BTEC Level 3 Diploma (Tottenham Hotspur Foundation) at Waltham Forest College

Course description

This BTEC Level 3 Diploma continues on from the Subsidiary Diploma in Sport with Football and is equivalent to two A 'Levels'. It is designed to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills for a career within the Sports industry. This course is ideal for those who want to pursue the academic study of sport, as well as take part in an extensive enrichment programme run in conjunction with the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation. Selected students will represent Waltham Forest College at intercollege football competitions.
You will learn about different aspects of the study of Sport, from sports injuries to fitness training and programming and the psychology of sport. We have high success rates, in line with national averages and access to excellent sports facilities

Course content

You will study a range of subject within the realm of sport such as:
Sports Injuries
Leadership in Sport
Exercise for Specific Groups
Sport Psychology
Sport Development
English and/or Maths
There will also be an opportunity for suitable students to achieve a level 1 national governing body certificate such as FA level

Entry requirements

An overall merit grade from the Subsidiary Diploma in Sport 
4 GCSEs at Grade C or above including English or Maths 
A passion for all sport and fitness
Assessment and interview


You will be assessed internally using a range of methods such as written reports, observations, presentations and posters

Future opportunities

The BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport is equivalent to 2 A 'levels which can ultimately lead to employment or entry to a foundation degree at university

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Waltham Forest College directly.

Last updated date: 25 July 2017
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    • Train:

      Trains run to Walthamstow Central from Liverpool Street station (a bus can then be taken to the College, see below). Wood Street station is approximately a 10-minute walk from the College.


      The Victoria Line ends at Walthamstow Central, which is approximately a 15-minute walk to the College. Alternatively, you can get a bus, see below.


      From Walthamstow Central:Bus 275 stops outside the College, 212 stops across the road from the College (Shernhall Street). Buses 97, 357, 34 or 215 stop at the 'Bell Corner' (junction of Hoe Street and Forest Road). From here, the College is approximately five-minute walk.

      From Blackhorse Road Tube Station: Bus 123 also stops outside the College on route between Tottenham and Ilford