2 Sep 2024

Study mode

Full Time


Framwellgate Moor Campus


2 Years


Level 3

Course code


Fee Information

Standard Fees of £3697.50 for the first year

Advanced Learner Loan Fees of £7395.00

Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college, please see our Fees and funding page for more information.

Age 16-18

FREE (If meet residency criteria and not enrolled at another educational institution).

If you are aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, not enrolled at another educational institution and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years, your course will be FREE. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips.

Age 19+

If you are aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, not enrolled at another educational institution and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years, your course could be free dependant on the level of the course and your eligibility criteria. The rules regarding fee reduction are complicated, we would encourage you to contact our Advice, Support and Careers Team on 0191 375 4400, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or connect on live chat (bottom right of your screen).

Student Finance

If you are aged 19 or over and not eligible to get your course free, you could apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from the Student Loans Company to help towards the cost of some, or all, of your fees. If the amount of Advanced Learner Loan available to you is less than the Advanced Learner Loan Fee for your course, you would need to pay the difference. See our Funding Your Study page for more information or visit the Student Loans Company website to find out more.

Course details may be subject to change.

This course aims to provide you with the practical skills and knowledge needed for a range of careers in the sports industry, with a focus upon sports coaching and development.

Prepare for employment within the industry or further study by gaining vital skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes to succeed.

Entry Criteria

4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and maths

Additional Costs

You will be expected to purchase stationery, such as a notebook, pens and pencil.

You will need clothing which must be comfortable and suitable for practical sessions.

What are the next steps?

You will be invited to attend a meet the tutor chat to discuss the programme, to ensure the course is right for you.

Modules Studied

You will complete the following mandatory units:

  • Careers in the Sport and Active Leisure Industry
  • Health, Wellbeing and Sport
  • Developing Coaching Skills
  • Sport development
  • Self-employment in Sport and Physical activity

Times of Delivery

Your timetable will be confirmed at the start of term.

Any times indicated are based on current courses and may be subject to change in future years. Full timetables will be confirmed at the start of each course.

Teaching and Assessment

Our expert tutors will share their experiences of working within the sports sector to ensure you gain the relevant experience and skills needed to work within the sports industry.

You will complete a range of practical and theory-based assessments. Throughout the course, you will receive written and verbal feedback for all assignments. You will also receive continuous support and opportunities to reflect on your progress to make sure you achieve your goals.

Where can it take me?

Sports players £8,840 Potential salary

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Sports and leisure assistants £13,000 Potential salary

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