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FT Registration Fee - £30.00
Please Note - These fees are for the 2017/18 Academic Year and are subject to change annually. Fees are payable for each year of study. Days, Times and Fees for Part Time and HE courses are subject to change
Purchase of Kit and/or Education Trips is required for this course. Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied. A tailored individual package will be developed for you depending on which course you have chosen
This course is delivered in partnership with the Wales Rugby League. All players will have the opportunity to receive rugby league coaching whilst studying the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport. The course will give players the best opportunity to succeed at an elite level as it will greatly increase the amount of time players are coached and physically conditioned.
To obtain a place on this course you will need 5 GCSE at A*- C, which must include Maths and English/Welsh, or equivalent, such as Level 2 ESW in Communication and Application of Number or a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Sport with a merit grade.
What will I study?
As part of your course you will study a variety of topics such as the anatomy & physiology, training and fitness, assessing risk, fitness testing for sport and exercise, sports coaching, sports development and practical team sports. Specialist areas include: sports nutrition, sports injuries, rules/regulations and officiating, exercise, health and lifestyle, psychology for sports performance and instructing physical activity and exercise.
How will I be assessed?
To gain the Level 3 in Sport you must complete internal assessments in all units. Assessment will cover practical skills, oral questioning, assignment work and written questions. All units are assessed, graded and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded.
Career Opportunities and Progression
The course gives you the skills they need to understand the sport and recreation sector and the employment opportunities available to them on completion of the course. These qualifications can also contribute towards applications for higher education where learners can pursue degree level qualification.