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.
4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English or maths. OR L2 Diploma in this subject.
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.
You will complete the following mandatory units:
- Careers in the Sport and Active Leisure Industry
- Health, Wellbeing and Sport
- Developing Coaching Skills.
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.
Upon successful completion of this programme, you will progress to the second year of the Sports Coaching and Development course.
You could progress to study a foundation degree in Sports Coaching & Development or Sport and Exercise at New College Durham or university.