Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching & Development (Rugby League)

Duration

2 years

Entry Requirements

To be considered for this course, as a minimum you will need 5 GCSE’s, or equivalent at 4/C grade and above. Preferably this will include English and Maths, although pathways are available to those that just miss out on a 4/C Grade in these core subjects.

Recognised qualifications

  • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching & Development – worth up to 3 A Levels, and will facilitate an entrance into University.
  • GCSE English and/or Maths ‐ For those who just miss out on a 4/C grade in English and/or Mathematics, we provide tuition to retake these all important qualifications. Essential for those that want to move on to University.
  • Functional skills level 2 in English and/or Maths – For those that missed out on GCSE English and/or Mathematics, functional skills may be the best route for progression.

The curriculum

A BTEC National Extended Diploma is traditionally made up of a series of units.

Mandatory units – all units must be taken:

  • Careers in the Sport and Active Leisure Industry
  • Health, Wellbeing and Sport
  • Developing Coaching Skills
  • Applied Coaching Skills
  • Research Project in Sport
  • Sport Development
  • Self-employment in Sport and Physical Activity

Optional units:

  • Sports Psychology
  • Nutrition for Physical Performance
  • Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
  • Sporting Injuries
  • Functional Sports Massage
  • Fitness Testing
  • Fitness Training
  • Technical and Tactical Skills in Sport
  • Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport
  • Practical Sports Application
  • Influence of Technology in Sport and Physical Activity
  • Organising Events in Sport and Physical Activities
  • Ethical and Current Issues in Sport
  • Marketing Communications
  • Corporate Social Responsibility In Sport
  • Sport and Leisure Facility Operations
  • Sports Tourism
  • School Sport Delivery

Age

School Leavers 16+

Course Type

Full time

Course duration

Two years

Start date

September
2022

Fee

Free (16-18 year olds)

Entry requirements

Level 3 - 5 GCSE’s 9 - 4

Aged 16-24 and qualified below Level 3, not currently in employment & self-motivated and eager to learn

Course progression

Access to higher education HNC Level 4 & HND Level 5

Access to further/higher education, Apprenticeships or full time employment

Access to higher education. Progression into semi and professional sport

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Where you can study

There are no venues currently offering this course. Please email info@vluk.org for further information

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