This course is for anyone who wants vocational experience while developing an extensive knowledge of sports management issues and concepts within the leisure industry. It will give you the relevant skills and abilities to work in the private, public or voluntary sector. You will also work towards coaching qualifications, a Level 2 gym instructor qualification and a safety steward qualification. In year 2 you will be required to undertake 120 hours of work placement.
Year 1 (Level 4): • fitness and well-being management • research methods and learning in a digital era • sport event management • sporting organisations and leadership • sport, physical activity and society • sports coaching and performance reviews Year 2 (Level 5): • applied coaching and high-performance cultures • community sports planning and delivery • managing the professional and elite sports environment • sports infrastructure, design and operation • the cultural sporting world • work placement and building a personal brand for sustainable employment
Assessments include phased tests, reports, portfolios, practical activity, work logs, reflective writing and presentations.
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Please contact the Gower College Swansea International Department at http://www.gcs.ac.uk/international or on +44 1792 284007.
Additional entry requirements
A DBS check may be required for the placement element of this course at an approximate cost of £44.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
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