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Course summary

The course incorporates technology enhanced coaching – preparing you for a digital world (analysis, diagnosis and social media) Placement modules will allow you to gain hands-on experience and to receive mentorship within professional environments throughout the course. Our employability modules enable you to explore a career in coaching and engage in career development planning that prepares you for graduate-level employment. Each year you will have opportunities to participate in career development activities and network with employers from the world of sports business. The course has been designed in line with The International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE) coaching degree standards. On completion of this course you should, therefore, have the knowledge and skills required to meet the sector standards for employment in certain specific roles, as well as a range of other related roles. The course has been designed in line with the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) coaching standards. On completion of this course you should, therefore, have the knowledge and skills required to meet the sector standards for employment in certain specific roles, as well as a range of other related roles. The FDSc Sports Coaching course aims to produce graduates who are both competent and confident coaches. You will learn a mixture of practical ‘teaching’ skills and theoretical scientific techniques, and how to apply them to your coaching practice. Throughout the course you will explore global coaching issues, and be encouraged to utilise a range of learning, teaching and sports science technologies. You will be expected to coach both your peers and external participants. There will be opportunities for coaching work-experience throughout the course, helping you to develop the skills to meet the real-life needs of sports people across a range of ages, level of performance, and sports settings. In addition, you will be equipped with the skills, knowledge and attributes to work independently and as part of a team within the coaching profession, preparing you for employment opportunities in a wide range of other sport-related careers. A good graduate of this course will be able to: 1. Coach a wide range of participants in many different settings (e.g., club, school, performance, community). 2. Use the theoretical knowledge from the course to help inform current and future practice. 3. Use the industry experiences gained through placement module and apply them in a range of work settings. 4. Use transferable skills developed throughout the programme as preparation to pursue a range of careers within the sporting field. You will have the opportunity to progress to BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching (Top up) upon successful completion of your FDSc Sports Coaching.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C622
Institution code:
W75
Campus name:
South Staffordshire College (Tamworth Campus)
Campus code:
T

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

This course is not available at present to International applicants. Applicants may be required to attend an interview at the College.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview

Applicants may be required to attend an interview at the College.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Sports Coaching at University of Wolverhampton - UCAS