Sport Coaching Level 2

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Start date: 07/09/2020

This is a one year full time level 2 course geared towards a career in the fast growing industry of coaching sports.

Who is this Course for?

This course is designed for 16-18 year old and will be delivered as a study programme which includes math and English where applicable and work experience. The course will include a substantial amount of careers related learning designed to support progression to the suitable next step, this could include educational trips, employability skills and employer encounters such as guest speakers.

What progression and career opportunities will I gain?

The course will allow you to work in:

• Sports Clubs

• Local Authority Leisure Centres

• Sport Centres

• Private Health Club

The course will also allow you to progress onto level 3 courses or equivalent at the discretion of the course manager.

What are the entry requirements for the course?

4 GCSEs at grade D/3 or higher including Maths or English OR a Level 1 related qualification PLUS grade D/3 or higher in Maths or English.

Sporting ability / participation

An appropriate level of fitness

Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.

What does the course involve?

The course is made up of 7 units, each focusing on key areas of sport coaching. You will study to develop coaching skills working towards coaching qualifications.

The course is predominantly practical based with supplementary theory session. The units covered include:

• Sports Coaching

• Participation in Sport

• Sports Skills and Tactics

• Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise

• Physical Fitness and Injuries in Sport

• Planning, Delivering and Evaluating an Activity Session

• Performance Analysis for Sport

• Improving Personal Fitness

• Strength & Conditioning

All students aged 16 -19 are required to study Functional English and maths qualifications or GCSE maths and English if not already awarded a grade C/4 or higher in these subjects. If you have a grade D/3 at GCSE you will study maths and/or English GCSE. Students with a grade lower than D/3 will work towards GCSE through the study of maths & English Functional Skills.

Students aged 19+ are strongly encouraged to take relevant maths and English qualifications to support progression into further or higher education, training or employment.

How will I be Assessed?

This course is continuously assessed using a range of methods including observation in a real working environment by assessors, oral questioning and written underpinning knowledge papers, practical assessment with supporting evidence, and a portfolio of evidence.

The assessments are formal and practical assessments are based on your ability to work as a sport coach.

What qualification will I get?

On completion of this course you will receive an NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Sports Coaching plus Functional Skills qualifications.

What do I do Next?

For information, advice and guidance or to apply please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524
521385 or 0800 306306

Download The Course Information Sheet