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L3 Foundation Diploma in Coaching and Development

Full-time L3 Foundation Diploma in Coaching and Development Level 3 | BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development

The BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development is intended for learners who want to progress directly into employment, including self-employment, in sports coaching and development roles. It is also designed for those wishing to progress into higher education (university progra...

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September 2020WISE Campus3Apply Online

Tuition Fees

16-18

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course.

19-23

If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (English or Maths Course etc.)

If you are 19 or over and taking an English or Maths course up to an including Level 2, and have not previously achieved a GCSE Grade A* to C or grade 4 or higher, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 2 Course or Below etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying a level 2 course or below, you may be entitled to a Low Income/Benefit Waiver. If awarded, this Waiver will cover your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 3 Course or Above etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying on a level 3 course or above, and the Level 3 Legal Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may however be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the tuition fees.

Please make arrangements to pay your course fee costs at the time of enrolment. Payment is due prior to the start of your course. The option to pay via an instalment plan is available if required. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date course fees – these may be subject to change.

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Summary

The BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development is intended for learners who want to progress directly into employment, including self-employment, in sports coaching and development roles. It is also designed for those wishing to progress into higher education (university programmes). Learners taking this qualification will study six mandatory units: • Careers in the sport and active leisure industry • Health, well-being and sport • Developing coaching skills • Applied coaching skills • Sport development • Self-employment in sport and physical activity

What do I need to join?

Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including either English or Maths.

How will I know how I am doing?

100% coursework – a range of internal assessment methods: • Written assignments • Portfolio of evidence • Presentations • Video evidence

Employability

This is a career-focused qualification with industry endorsement and accreditation. It enables learners to develop underpinning knowledge, to gain experience as a coach and to build skills to impact positively on sports development programmes. The qualification is endorsed by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA), which has confirmed that the qualification is fully mapped to its professional standards of ‘Coach’ and ‘Safeguarding and Protecting Children’.

Work Experience

All courses include opportunities for learners to experience working in a sport-based environment; this may be with employers or as part of a community project or a project within the College campus. This gives learners the opportunity to develop their skills in their chosen subject and will assist with progression choices.

What can I do next?

Upon completion of the course, this qualification prepares learners to study one of the higher education degree programmes at SGS, or you may apply to other education institutions. You could also enter employment in the sport, leisure and recreation industry or apply for an apprenticeship.

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Course information last updated: Thursday 12th December 2019 @ 8.30am (17 hours ago)

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