This Level 2 Diploma in Sports Coaching has been specifically designed to give individuals a broad understanding of Sports Studies, whilst providing in depth knowledge into the importance of sport and exercise in modern society. This year-long course has also been tailored to give learners the best opportunity to progress onto our Level 3 Sports programmes or gain employment in the sporting industry.
This is a full-time course.
Strength and Conditioning
Sports CoachingHow do the Sports Academies work alongside this course?Learners are able to access Sports Academies whilst studying at SGS College on a full-time course. Your academic studies and academy training work as a partnership, and as such, are never timetabled at the same time. This allows you to continue your development within your selected sporting discipline, whilst studying in an academic area that interests you.
For example, a learner may have lectures on a Monday morning and then Academy training at WISE on a Monday afternoon.
How will I know how I am doing?
We will assess this qualification through 100% coursework. The assessment methods we will use include written assignments, presentations, discussions and practical assessment of skills, such as coaching and leading.
What do I need to join?
Applicants will hold three GCSEs at grade 3, including either English or maths. The applicant may also hold a GCSE in physical education, although this is not essential.
Maths & English
English and maths qualifications will be a part of this course package. Learners will have English and maths lectures embedded into their timetable to support their academic development over the programme’s duration.
Possible careers and salaries include:Sports Coach - £18,000 to £35,000 depending upon experience and qualifications held
Swimming Teacher - £13,000 to £35,000 depending upon experience and qualifications held
Groundsperson - £17,000 to £48,000 depending upon experienceAverage yearly salary data taken from the National Careers Services website
Every learner at SGS College is tasked with achieving 36 hours of work experience during the academic year. We suggest the learner starts to consider their work experience placement at the earliest opportunity.
What can I do next?
A high majority of our learner’s progress onto our Level 3 Sport programmes, or other available Level 3 courses at SGS College. Following the successful completion of this qualification, learners could also apply for apprenticeships in the related field. Employment options after achievement include coaching roles and customer facing roles in the industry. Learners may also consider starting specific coaching qualifications with National Governing Bodies upon completion of this course.
Course information last updated: Friday 10th July 2020 @ 8.41am (1 day ago)