Education

(in partnership with Coaching Connexions)

Our education will be delivered by our partner, Coaching Connexions of whom will deliver the BTEC Level 2 or 3 in Sport. Coaching Connexions specialise in the sports education sector. They have been rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted for their quality and delivery of education. The education will be delivered on site at the venues we offer.

 

Level 2 Programme

The nature of the units on this programme should mean that the course will develop the students confidence and skills, primarily focussed around coaching. The course will also develop the knowledge and study skills of students to help them progress onto a full time Level 3 programme or onto a traineeship to get them closer to employment in Fitness Instruction Sport.


Activity Leadership
Unit 1Planning and Preparing Activity Sessions
Unit 2Leading Activity Sessions
Unit 3Concluding and Reviewing Activity Sessions
Unit 4Support the work of the team and organisation
Unit 5Promote health, safety and welfare
Unit 6Support equality and diversity
Unit 7Contribute to participants’ personal and social development
Unit 15Give customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
Unit 17Set up, take down and store activity equipment



Unit 1Health, safety and welfare in a Fitness environment
Unit 2Principles of exercise, fitness and health
Unit 3Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
Unit 4Anatomy and Physiology for exercise
Unit 5Plan gym based exercise
Unit 6Instructing gym-based exercise

Unit 1Planning and Leading Sports Activities
Unit 3Technical Skills and Tactical Awareness for Sport
Unit 4Psychology for Sports Performance

Outcomes

  • NVQ Level 2 Certificate in Activity Leadership
  • Level 2 BTEC Certificate in Fitness Instruction
  • Football Level 1 Certificate
  • One other Sports Coaching Award
  • Potential paid work (dependent on application in work placement)
  • An offer of place onto the Level 3 programme

 

Level 3 Programme

The nature of the units on this programme should mean that the course will develop the students confidence and skills, primarily focussed around coaching. The course will also develop the knowledge and study skills of students to help them progress onto a full time Level 3 programme or onto a traineeship to get them closer to employment in sport.

Level 3 (Year 1) Programme Plan
Unit 1Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
Unit 2The Physiology of Fitness
Unit 3Assessing Risk in Sport
Unit 4Fitness Training and Programming
Unit 5Sports Coaching
Unit 7Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
Unit 11Sports Nutrition
Unit 22Rules, Regulations and Officiating
Unit 26Work Experience
Unit 27Technical and Tactical skills in Sport

Level 3 (Year 2) Programme Plan
Unit 8Practical Team Sports
Unit 12Current Issues in Sport
Unit 14Exercise, Health and Lifestyle
Unit 15Instructing Physical activity and exercise
Unit 17Psychology of Sports Performance
Unit 19Analysis of sports performance
Unit 20Talent Identification
Unit 22Rules, Regulations and offciating in sport
Unit 23Organising Sports Events

Outcomes

  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (or current equivalent)
  • FA Level 2 Football Coaching or FA Youth award Module 1/2
  • Additional Sports Coaching Award / Fitness Qualifications
  • Opportunity to access Sports Degree Pathways
  • Football Scholarship in USA or 12 Month Coaching Contract with one of our partners