Community Coaching for England (HTQ) at Tyne Coast College - UCAS

Tyne Coast College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson EDI

Community Coaching for England (HTQ)

Course summary

The purpose of Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the UK Coaching sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The aims of the Pearson BTEC Higher National in Community Coaching for England are

  • To equip students with community coaching skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the UK community coaching environment
  • To provide insight and understanding into the diversity of roles within Sport & Exercise Science and community coaching, recognising the importance of collaboration at all levels
  • To equip students with knowledge and understanding of culturally diverse organisations, cross-cultural issues, diversity and values
  • To provide opportunities for students to enter or progress in employment in community coaching, or progress to higher education qualifications such as an Honours degree in Sport & Exercise Science or a related area
  • To provide opportunities for students to develop the skills, techniques and personal attributes essential for successful working lives
  • To provide students with opportunities to address contemporary issues facing the industry, and society at large; with particular emphasis on sustainability and the environment, recognising the role that Sport & Exercise Science plays in addressing these issues
  • To provide opportunities for students to achieve a nationally-recognised professional qualification within their chosen area of specialisation
  • To provide opportunities for students to achieve vendor accredited certifications
  • To offer students the chance of career progression in their chosen field, with particular emphasis on achieving management-level positions, professional recognition and beyond
  • To allow flexibility of study and to meet local or specialist needs
  • To offer a balance between employability skills and the knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations
  • To provide students with opportunities to engage in an industry-recognised apprenticeship scheme that aligns with their employer’s needs and their own career aspirations
What could these qualifications lead to? The Level 4 Higher National Certificate provides a solid grounding, which students can build on if they decide to continue their studies. Once students have achieved the Level 4 Higher National Certificate, they can develop their careers in the respective sector by
  • Progression onto the Higher National Diploma Sport
  • Progression onto Higher National Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science
  • Entering employment
  • Continuing existing employment
  • Linking with the appropriate professional body
  • Committing to continuing professional development, or
  • Going to university

This Higher Technical Qualification is approved against occupational standards decided by employers. Learn more about Higher Technical Qualifications.


Mandatory Units Include: 1 - Nutrition 2 - Fundamentals if Sport & Exercise Psychology 3 - Anatomy & Physiology 4 - Professional Skills (Pearson Set) 5 - Coaching Practice & Skill Development 6 - Training, Fitness, Testing 7 - Lifestyle Coaching 8 - Community Coaching

How to apply

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Tyne Metropolitan College
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Students who have recently been in education are likely to need: ● a BTEC Level 3 qualification in Sport or Sport & Exercise Science ● a GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades at A* to C (or equivalent) and/or 9 to 4 (or equivalent) in subjects such as maths and English ● other related Level 3 qualifications ● an Access to Higher Education Diploma from an approved further education institution ● relevant work experience, or ● an international equivalent to the above qualifications.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6165 Year 1
Scotland £6165 Year 1
Wales £6165 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Community Coaching for England (HTQ) at Tyne Coast College - UCAS