Hartpury College
BTEC

Level 3 Extended Diploma Sport (Performance and Excellence in Football)

Course Overview

If you are interested in developing your own football skills and performance, alongside the study of coaching and training, then this Extended Diploma is for you.

You will gain a valuable insight into coaching and training techniques for a range of football populations, from young children to elite professional players. You will also be given the tools needed to examine your own play and team play, ensuring you improve and develop as a player throughout your time with us.

Psychology, nutrition, development of football skills and coaching are just some of the football-related subject areas that will be explored.

When you have successfully completed this course you have the opportunity to progress on to a Foundation degree or full Honours degree level dependent on your overall achievement.

Completion of the course also gives you the opportunity to begin a career in a sports related field, including options to potentially coach football in England and abroad.

Our students have gone on to some fantastic careers in a wide range of industries and enjoyed some exceptional work placements all over the world, helping them open doors to their dream careers. You can read our students’ stories here

Entry Requirements

GCSE

Five GCSEs at grade C or above, which must include mathematics and English language

Next Open Day

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25 Feb 2017 2017 Diploma Open Morning Saturday 25th February

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In Brief

Duration

2 Years

Tuition fees

Students under 19 on 31 August 2016 are free (full time courses only). Examination fees for main qualifications are also free.

Students aged 19 to 23 may need to pay tuition fees. We may be able to waive your fees if you are unemployed and receiving Jobseekers Allowance, studying your first full level 2 qualification or level 3 qualification. Please visit this page for more information.

Students aged 24 and over. You may need to pay for your course, please visit this page for more information on 24+ loans.

Educational visits charge: An annual £65 fee is payable for all students and covers the cost of outside visits, special speakers and a contribution to the cost of administration.

When should I apply

We welcome applications for September 2016 entry from October 2015 onwards. You do not have to wait for your GCSE results.

How to apply

Please download the application form. Please note: you can complete this form on your computer and then print it to send back to us - you are unable to save. We will then contact you to arrange an interview.

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Structure

    • Principles of Anatomy & Physiology
    • The Physiology of Fitness
    • Assessing Risk in Sport
    • Current Issues in Sport
    • Sports Nutrition
    • Athlete’s Lifestyle
    • Sports Coaching
    • Psychology for Sports Performance
    • Fitness Testing for Sport & Exercise
    • Exercise, Health & Lifestyle
    • Fitness Training & Programming
    • Technical & Tactical Skills in Sport
    • Sports Injuries
    • Organising Events
    • Sport As A Business
    • Talent Identification for Sport
    • Research Investigation in Sport & Exercise
    • Analysis of Sports Performance
    • Rules, Regulations & Officiating in Sport

Career Opportunities

When you have successfully completed this course you have the opportunity to progress on to a Foundation degree or full Honours degree level dependent on your overall achievement.

Completion of the course also gives you the opportunity to begin a career in a sports related field, including options to potentially coach football in England and abroad.

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Duration

2 YRs
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