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This course is designed for anyone with a keen interest in sport and the sports performer, who wants to pursue an exciting and rewarding career within the sport, health, leisure and coaching industries. You will develop an understanding in many of the underlying principles to succeed in sport, including training programmes, the human body and how it responds to exercise.
The course involves various practical elements, therefore a keen motivation to participate in a variety of sports is essential.
Subject areas include:
Somerset Activity Sports Partnership offer exciting opportunities to gain coaching experience and develop your skills, as well as putting theory into practice.
Assessment is continuous throughout the course and includes two externally assessed exams. Teaching is through a variety of methods including coursework, online tests, written reports, and the delivery of practical sessions, practical performance, observations, group work and presentations.
The course aims to prepare you to progress on to the two year Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching & Development or Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Exercise Science. Alternatively, you could find employment within the sport and leisure industry or progress into a suitable apprenticeship.
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You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 2 range with at least one at grade 4 and above, or equivalent vocational qualification. Entry is subject to a successful interview.
This course has taught me a lot of useful skills like being organised to help prioritise my workload and meet deadlines and communicating effectively which is essential when coaching sports.
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