This one year programme is designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge and understanding that underpin the study of sport. It is aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning and who want to pursue or advance their career in sport The course is an eight unit BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma, which includes: • Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Health • The Sports Landscape • Project Management • Activity Leadership • Nutrition • Anatomy and Physiology • Technology in Sport • Work Exposure Please note - units are subject to change. This course requires an up-to-date DBS check to be in place, which can only be applied for through the college. Fees for the DBS check are set by the government and are payable to the college. For Home and EU students, a loan from the Student Loans Company is available to support learners with fees if applied for. These fees cover the overall costs of the course, including sports kits, guest speakers and day trips. You will be expected to take part in practical sport and coaching activities regularly throughout the course. You will be expected to gain coaching and sports development experience through the coaching and organisation of some of the sports teams within the College. In addition to this, work experience placements will be offered with local employers, giving you valuable access to experienced practitioners of sports coaching and sports development as well as an opportunity to develop your own skills and knowledge. During your time on the course you will have the chance to attend extra residential activities. These may include: • Football (male and female) • Racket sports • Ski/snowboarding • Basketball • Netball • Volunteering Abroad (Morocco/Thailand) There is an extra cost for these activities. This is classed as a full-time course – on successful completion of the first year of this course, you will gain a BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma. You can achieve a BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma by studying a further year on successful completion of the BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma.
This course is made up of the following units: Unit 1: Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Health Unit 2: The Sport Landscape Unit 3: Project Management (Pearson-set) Unit 6: Activity Leadership Unit 10: Nutrition Unit 11: Anatomy & Physiology Unit 13: Technology in Sport Unit 16: Work Exposure Please note - units are subject to change.
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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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• 2 A Levels at grade A*-E • Or Pass at an equivalent Level 3 qualification (e.g. BTEC L3 Diploma) or • Plus, English & mathematics GCSE at grade 9 - 4 (A* - C) or a willingness to complete these • The offer on the course is subject to the successful attedance of an Induction Day
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£4990||Whole course|