BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Sports Coaching

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Designed as a one-year, full-time course of study initially, with the option to continue studying for a second year in order to complete the full Sports Coaching National Diploma.

This course is equivalent in size to one A level with the added bonus of being able to enter the workforce directly as a multi-skilled assistant coach. Completing two years will give an opportunity to become a multi-skilled coach.

Course Information

Work experience:

The course also requires 30 hours of work placement which will be completed either in a one-week block or over the course of the academic year.

You will be assisted with finding a placement but we recommend you have an input into finding a work placement which is linked to your future employment.

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Units / Modules

There are three mandatory units in total:

  • Developing coaching skills
  • Health, wellbeing and sport
  • Careers in the sport and active leisure industry

Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for this course include four GCSEs at grade 4 including English or maths.

During the course you are required to complete at least 18 hours of independent study to back up the learning discovered in your classroom sessions.

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Course Details

Duration

1 year

Study Type

Full time

Start Date

13/09/2021

Course Code

74927-01

Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Fee (Adult)

£2,225   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

School of Sport Science & Exercise
Leeds City College
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