Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Sport

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Course Specifics

Category:
Sport
Level:
Level 3
Audience:
16-18 School Leavers
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
1 year
Interview Required:
Yes
Starts:
Continuous
Age 16-18 Cost:
No cost
Age 19 or Over:
2882.0
Funding Assisted:
Yes - If it's your first full Level 3 and you're aged 19-23 your course is funded otherwise Advanced learner loans are available
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Course overview

Key modules on this course include:

  • Sports Coaching
  • Sport and Exercise Massage
  • Fitness Training and Programming
  • Practical Team Sports
  • Leadership in Sport

Who is this course for?

This course is perfect for you if you have a real interest in both the practical and theoretical aspects of sport and prefer to be assessed through assignments/coursework rather than exams. If you have already decided on the specialist area of study you would like to pursue, this course will cover the key knowledge and practical skills you need to succeed in industry. You will need 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English language, maths and science or a relevant Level 2 qualification.

Entry qualifications

You will need 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English language, maths and science or a relevant Level 2 qualification.

What other experience will I gain?

In addition to your core studies, you'll also have the opportunity to gain a Level 2 Award in Community Sports Leaders and Volunteering and a Level 2 Award in the Treatment and Management of Injuries in Sport.

Where will this lead?

You can progress into various roles of employment in Sport and Exercise, from teaching, coaching to gym instructing. Natural progression is to the Extended Diploma.

What are my career options?
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