Outdoor Adventure and Sports Coaching

Introduction

Course Title: Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Fitness
Course Code: OR248



This in-depth two year programme will develop your coaching and instructing skills whilst giving you a sound and concise knowledge of sport and exercise science.

Offering the ideal mix between practical and academic learning, it will give you the opportunity to investigate a wide range of subjects including science and physiology, nutrition, sports injuries and the lifestyle of the athlete.

This course links closely with the sports and fitness industries to help advise and prepare you for your first steps into your chosen career.

Overview

Qualification

BTEC National Extended Diploma in Sport Development and Coaching

Course Content

Year 1 units include:
Anatomy & physiology
Physiology of fitness
Assessing risk in sport
Fitness training & programming
Sports coaching
Fitness testing
Practical sport
Current issues in sport
Exercise, health & lifestyle
Work experience.
(Two units are exam based and are externally assessed)

Year 2 units include:
Current issues in sport
Practical sport
Sports coaching
Sports development
Instructing physical activity
Exercise for specific groups
Rules, regulations & officiating
Organising sports events
Sports legacy development.
(Four units are exam based and are externally assessed)

Plus:
Entry in the British colleges' football leagues as well as a wide range of fitness opportunities
Football coaching and developmental fitness training
Functional skills/English and maths GCSE
First aid qualification.

Option to include (additional cost):
Gym and fitness instructing qualification.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at minimum grades 9-4 or A*-C, including English, maths and a science or PE OR a Level 2 Diploma at Merit level including English and maths grades 9-4 or A*- C. You will need enthusiasm and a keen interest in sport.

Next Steps

Advanced Apprenticeship in Leisure Management Advanced Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Physical Education and School Sport Higher Education Part-time courses

Career Opportunities

Sports coach Personal trainer Dietician Fitness instructor Gym instructor Leisure centre operator Health centre operator

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
02-Sep-19 25-Jun-21 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Full time 3 days plus work experience 210
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Additional Costs

You will be required to purchase a training kit package at the start of the course at around £150 - this cost will include a contribution towards additional educational visits.

Location & Contact Details

Location

Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions

Helpline

Course Helpline 01305 215215

Email us

Materials Required

A full kit list will be provided before the start of the course. Suitable outdoor clothing - the clothing must be suitable for environment, climate and time of year. Appropriate footwear. KMC polo shirt.

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