You’ll receive a well-rounded introduction to all aspects of sports education and coaching, with a mixture of theory study,
practical sessions and weekly work placements. The course gives you the skills and experience needed to later specialise in any number of careers in the sports industry.
What you need
A minimum of 5 A-C grades at GCSE, ideally including PE or a pass in BTEC Sport. You’ll also need to complete a DBS check.
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching & Fitness)
FA Level 1 Award in Coaching Football
First Aid, Child Protection
What you will learn
Principles of Anatomy & Physiology
The Physiology of Fitness
Assessing Risk in Sport
Fitness Training and Programming
Fitness Testing for Sports and Exercise
Practical Team Sports
Practical Individual Sports
Current Issues in Sport
Organising Sports Events
Instructing Physical Activity and Exercise
Psychology for Sports Performance
Analysis of Sports Performance
Rules, Regulations and Officiating Sport
Work Experience in Sport
Optional: FA Youth Module Level 1, FA Coaching Disability Footballers, FA Futsal Level 1 and FA Goalkeeping Level 1.
Other National Governing Body qualifications on request.
With at least one weekly placement per week in Year 1, and a minimum of two in Year 2, you’ll get a true taste of real world
coaching of children of all ages. From teaching toddlers balance and agility skills, to advanced coaching of elite academy players.
Where it leads
Global coaching roles
+ work experience
Each site is run by our UEFA
qualified football coaches who
have over 10 years of experience
working for Professional
Academies in and around
London and qualified
teachers to provide the best
education to each individual.
PAID COACHING JOBS
OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL LEARNERS TO WORK
ALONG SIDE THEIR