REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE
- You have a passion for football
- You want to do study an academic programme that can prepare you for university, apprenticeships or employment whilst learning about football coaching, development and fitness.
- You want to get a scholarship to play and study in America.
- You want to progress into areas such as Sports Coaching, Physical Education (QTS), Sports Development, Business in Football, Youth Work, Sports Nutrition and any other sports-related courses, apprenticeships and employment.
WHAT YOU WILL STUDY
You will study a mixture of internal and external units. Externally-assessed units will cover; Anatomy and Physiology, Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being, Development and Provision of Sport and Physical Activity, Investigating Business in Sport and the Active Leisure Industry. Internally-assessed optional units will include; Sports Leadership, Application of Fitness Testing, Sports Psychology, Practical Sports Performance, Coaching for Performance and Work Experience in Active Leisure.
HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED
External assessments, internal coursework, practical observations and testing, presentations, timed assignments under exam conditions, interviews.
Previous students have gained places on degree courses in Sports Development, Sports Coaching, Youth Work, Physical Education (QTS), Business in Football, Sports Nutrition and other sports-related degrees. Other students choose to enter into full-time employment in the sports industry or apply for apprenticeships.