Sport - Foundation Diploma - Level 3

Further Details
Course Code
LP00490
Location
Yale
Duration
Full Time, This is initially a one year full time course progressing to a 2nd year where learners complete additional units, successful completion of which results in the achievement of the Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development.
Department
Sport & Fitness
Start Date
05 Sep 2022
End Date
23 Jun 2023

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Course Overview
A combination of theory and practical units providing opportunities to gain the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to be successful in future studies and employment.

Year 1
● Careers in the Sport and Active Leisure Industry
● Health, Wellbeing and Sport
● Developing Coaching Skills
● Sport Development
● Self Employment in Sport and Physical Activity
● Anatomy and Physiology

Year 2
● Applied Coaching Skills
● Research Project in Sport
● Nutrition for Physical Performance
● Sports Psychology
● Technical and Tactical Skills in Sport
● Practical Sports Application

Additional qualifications and training are made available to learners over the duration of the two year course:

● National Governing Body Level 1 coaching awards in a variety of sports
● Sports Leaders UK Level 2 Community Sports Leaders Award
● First Aid
● Safeguarding
The course comprises internally assessed units. Assessment will be in the form of written assignments, presentations, practical sports performance, the delivery of coaching sessions and successful work experience.
5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including Maths and English Language/Welsh (1st Language).

Alternatively a Level 2 Diploma in a relevant subject at Merit level with GCSEs in Maths and English Language/Welsh (1st Language).

Active participation in sport as a performer, coach or official outside of college hours is a compulsory requirement.

At Coleg Cambria we would encourage you to do the very best that you can in your exams. The better your grades the more options you will have, and may result in you gaining entry onto a higher level course.
Following completion of the two year Extended Diploma learners are able to progress to further their academic study at university.
The two year course can attract up to 168 UCAS points.
Alternatively students may find direct entry to employment in the sports and active leisure industry.
Some courses may require equipment and/or uniforms to be purchased. Please see attached equipment list for further information.
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