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Sport Diploma Level 2

Practical Vs Theory

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Course overview

Sport is cur­rent­ly one of the fastest-grow­ing indus­tries in the UK and offers a huge range of pro­fes­sions in a vari­ety of dif­fer­ent areas up to inter­na­tion­al lev­el. This course is designed to focus on your own per­for­mance through coach­ing, fit­ness train­ing, tech­nol­o­gy, psy­chol­o­gy or nutrition.

 

What Does The Pro­gramme Include

Learn­ing will be deliv­ered through; Group work, peer assess­ment, indi­vid­ual tasks, meth­ods of ILT, pow­er point pre­sen­ta­tions, guest Speak­ers and field trips.

Entry Require­ments

4 GCSEs at grades 3/D or above includ­ing Eng­lish and maths.

Need to re-sit? No prob­lem. If you don’t achieve a Grade 4/C at GCSE maths and Eng­lish, you’ll resit the exams with us and we’ll help you prepare.

Wor­ried about your grades?

What­ev­er your results, we want to assure you that exten­u­at­ing cir­cum­stances will be con­sid­ered should you not have the grades indi­cat­ed above. 

We will review each appli­ca­tion on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suit­able for you.

One of the ways we do this is through a very effec­tive 6 weeks to suc­cess pro­gramme’ that oper­ates from the first day you start your course. This includes sup­port such as (but not lim­it­ed to):

  • Allow­ing you to change cours­es if you change your mind in the first 6 weeks
  • Mov­ing you between course lev­els if you are find­ing your cur­rent lev­el too easy / too hard
  • Incor­po­rat­ing Eng­lish and maths GCSE resits in to your timetable if you don’t meet the grades you need
  • One-to-one reviews with your aca­d­e­m­ic tutor to ensure you are pro­gress­ing and achiev­ing well

Our course enquiries and admis­sions team are avail­able remote­ly through­out this unprece­dent­ed peri­od. They can be con­tact­ed at enquiries@​stamford.​ac.​uk should you have any fur­ther questions.

How The Course Will Be Assessed

Stu­dents are assessed via course work but also with a mix­ture of assess­ment meth­ods such as audio pre­sen­ta­tions, writ­ten reports, dis­cus­sions and prac­ti­cal assessments.

Addi­tion­al Information

You will need to be pre­pared to under­take rig­or­ous fit­ness tests with­in some of the units.

Poten­tial Future Career

On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of this course, you can progress to either:

  • Stam­ford Foot­ball Acad­e­my Diplo­ma Lev­el 3
  • Sport and Exer­cise Sci­ence (Extend­ed) Diplo­ma Lev­el 3
  • Sports Coach­ing and Devel­op­ment Diplo­ma Lev­el 3
  • Com­mu­ni­ty Sport & Health Offi­cer Appren­tice­ship Stan­dard Lev­el 3 

or job roles such as:

  • Out­door Activ­i­ty Team Leader
  • Com­mu­ni­ty Sports Officer
  • Recre­ation Assistant

Course Con­tent

You will study the fol­low­ing units:

  • Prac­ti­cal Sport (Team and Individual)
  • Anato­my and Phys­i­ol­o­gy for Sport
  • Plan­ning and Leading
  • Fit­ness Testing
  • Lifestyle and the Sports Performer
  • Devel­op­ment of Per­son­al Fitness
  • Tech­ni­cal Skills and Tac­ti­cal Aware­ness for Sport
  • Nutri­tion for Sports Performance

 

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This course has allowed me to gain knowl­edge in foot­ball coach­ing. I now have a Sports Leader Award whilst study­ing here and have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to progress to Uni!

Liam Harper

 

 

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