Become a great all-rounder and prepare for your career with this industry-focused Level 5 sports coaching qualification, awarded in partnership with Nottingham Trent University. About the course Whether you currently work in sport and want to progress, or you plan to complete a sports-related qualification to kick-start your career, then this course can help you realise your potential. We will help you to hone and develop the practical and academic skills you'll need to become the capable 'all-rounder' that the ever-changing sports and leisure industries demand. Whether you want to work in sports coaching, sports development or sports administration, we'll help you towards reaching your goals. Back of the net! Campus Because of our special relationship with Nottingham Trent University (NTU), this course is based at NTUs Clifton Campus Sports Village, sited in a parkland setting just four miles from Nottingham City Centre. There are excellent public transport links with the City Centre and all other parts of Greater Nottingham. Year 1 modules include -Coaching Theory and Practice -Strength and Conditioning -Physiology of Sport Performance -Foundations of Sport Psychology -Introduction to Research Skills -Inclusive Sport and Community and Engagement Year 2 modules include -Foundations of Sports Biomechanics -Professional Development Placement -Applied Research Project -Applied Skill Learning -Event Management Assessment We assess continually throughout the course including through assignments, research projects, reports and practical investigations. Two second-year modules include assessment by examination to help prepare you for further degree-level study. As part of your course, you will also need to complete a programme of work placement which we will help you to secure. Bursaries We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2024-25 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - for more information. Your career and progression You could progress to the third year of the BSc (Hons) Coaching and Sport Science at Nottingham Trent University, the validating university for this Foundation Degree. Alternatively, you could top-up to a relevant degree at another university of your choice. This qualification could also open up a wide range of careers within a sports coaching, sports development or administrative environment such as sports development officer, sports coach, fitness instructor or sports management.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- NTU Clifton Sports Village
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Students are advised to contact their own national student finance service for up-to-date information concerning potential financial support. Applicants who are permanently resident outside the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Gibraltar or Republic of Ireland are advised to contact the College before submitting an application. Any additional costs or fees are shown on the UCAS page for each individual course.
Additional entry requirements
Applicants are normally invited to attend an informal interview as part of the admissions procedures.
Applicants may be asked to provide a portfolio of their recent work.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||An overall band score of 5.5, with no individual component less than 5.0.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£8250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£8250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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