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Sports Development, Coaching and Fitness - Level 3 at Askham Bryan College

Course description

Covering three key areas within the sporting industry, this course allows you to specialise in activities related to development, coaching and fitness.  You will be able to develop an understanding of the body, fitness testing and training, and coaching practice, as well as exploring the sporting industry

Four Pathways

• Football

• Golf

• Rugby

• Sports Therapy  

Course content

Course Themes:

• Anatomy and physiology

• Sports coaching and development

• Analysis of sports performance

• Instructing physical activity

• Sports nutrition

• Exercise, health and lifestyle

• Sports therapies and sports rehabilitation

• Fitness testing for sport and exercise

• Work experience

• English and maths provision where applicable  

All above themes will link to your specific pathway.

Entry requirements

Level 3 Study Programmes:

4 GCSEs at grade 4 (old GCSE grade C) or above to include 2 from English, Maths and Science with at least a grade 3 (old GCSE grade D) in the remaining subject. Alternatively a suitable Level 2 vocational qualification (Merit or above) with English, Maths and Science at Level 2

Financial information

For financial information please contact Student Enquiries on 01904 772211 or email

Future opportunities

Further Study:

Foundation Degree in a related subject.


Fitness Instructor, Leisure and Recreation Assistant, Sports Coach, Public Services, Sports Retail or Sports Instructor.

Further information
Telephone: 01904 772277

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: 05 December 2017
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