Level 3 Ext Diploma in Sport

If you are interested in a career in sports coaching, development or teaching this is the course for you! Academically, you will study towards the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport which will develop the practical skills and theoretical knowledge you will need to succeed in your chosen career.
Additionally, you will have access to a range of high quality work placements which will allow you to enhance your skill set in a real life environment. These placements include local primary and secondary schools, sports clubs and county level coaching organisations. As you progress through the programme, you will enhance your coaching and leadership portfolio designed to make you more employable and provide you with a springboard into your chosen career pathway.

Sports Pathways

Add on one of our exciting Sports Pathways to your sports course! This gives you the chance to study your chosen course whilst training and competing in your specialist sport.

Here are our Sports Pathways:

Tottenham Hotspur Football Development Centre (offered at all campuses)
London Lions Basketball Academy (offered at all campuses)
‘110% Beyond your Limits’ Athletics Academy (offered at all campuses)
Legends Boxing Gym Academy (offered at all campuses)
Theydon Bois Golf Academy (offered at Epping Forest and Redbridge campuses)
New City Fitness Personal Training Academy (offered at Hackney campus)
New City Coaching Academy (offered at all campuses)

Click here to find out more about our Sports Pathways.

How do I add on a pathway to my sports course?
When filling out your application for this course, you will be asked if you want to add on a pathway. Simply select your chosen pathway from the dropdown list. It’s that easy!

Subject: Sports and Fitness

Qualification Type: BTEC

Study Location: Epping Forest Campus

Entry Requirement: 5 GCSE’s of at grade 4 or higher, including English and Maths.

Where does it lead: Many students decide to progress to university on completion of this programme. However, you may also pursue full-time work or a sports specific internship/apprenticeship.

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