16-18: Vocational

Sport Coaching (Level 3 Foundation Diploma)

Course Overview

Entry requirements

4 GCSE of at grade 3 or higher, including English and Maths.


This one year programme will equip you with the skills and knowledge to pursue your chosen career in the sports industry. You will study towards the Level 2 Diploma in Sport Studies which will develop both your practical ability to lead and coach sports sessions as well as your underpinning knowledge in topics such as sport nutrition, anatomy and physiology. You will have access to high quality work placements which will prepare you for your next steps, whether you choose to continue your study with the college via a level 3 qualification, or move directly into employment.

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. Its that easy!

Select your campus option to apply

What Can This Course Lead To

After successful completion of this course, you can progress on to any of our sports qualifications, an apprenticeship or paid employment.

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Facilities for Students

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Financial Support

There are several ways we can help you cover the cost of your studies.

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