16-18 Courses, 16-18: Vocational

Sport: Coaching Route (Level 2 Diploma)

Course Overview

Entry requirements

Grade 3 English Language GCSE or L1 Functional Skill English, Grade 3 Maths GCSE or L1 Functional Skill Maths, 4 GCSEs at Grade 3

Course information

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

We offer a range of Sports Pathways which can be added alongside your courses.  These pathways give you the chance to study your chosen course whilst training and competing in your specialist sport.

  • Tottenham Hotspur Football Development Centre
  • London Lions Basketball Academy
  • 110% Beyond your Limits Athletics Academy
  • Legends Boxing Gym Academy
  • New City Fitness Personal Training Academy
  • New City Coaching Academy

Click here to find out more about our Sports Pathways.


Tottenham Hotspur Football Development Programme

We have partnered with the world-famous Tottenham Hotspur to offer all students a fantastic opportunity to develop a career in the sports sector.

Our partnership with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club gives male and female students a fantastic insight and experience of the coaching process and help further develop and support elite sports performance.

This programme is designed for students who want a career in the sports industry, primarily in coaching and training. You will be trained by qualified coaches from Tottenham Hotspur and the visit Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre.

You will receive the very highest standards of coaching and sports industry knowledge, which will enhance your employability skills. This programme can be added to any 16-18 full-time sport and fitness course.

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What Can This Course Lead To

After successful completion of this course, you can progress on to any of our level 3 sports qualifications, an apprenticeship or paid employment.

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Facilities for Students

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Financial Support

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