The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching & Fitness) is an ideal course to improve your theoretical knowledge surrounding many sporting and sports themes, including keeping fit and being a coach. You will participate in practical activities such as volleyball, tennis, lacrosse, and rugby as well as outdoor pursuit including surfing, canoeing and mountain biking. Units include: Anatomy & physiology, fitness training & programming, fitness testing, sports nutrition and sports coaching. Additional qualifications include Sports Leaders Award, First Aid and Gym Instructors L2. You will develop your skills and qualities in coaching, leadership and organising events by working alongside many of our partners, running festivals and working with young sport enthusiasts. This is located in the Sport and Public Services (SPS) department.
Subject specific GCSEs as requested and/or Level 2 Qualification in Sport or Public Services. Maths or English GCSEs or both desirable.
Students can progress onto Higher Education Degree courses or a Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching and Performance at NPTC. This qualification will also allow entry into industry, the public services and other sports-related areas.
There will be additional course-related costs.