Alongside your football development programme this level 3 is a 2 year program that deals with the scientific themes and concepts of sport and exercise. Modules include Anatomy & Physiology, Sports Coaching, Fitness Testing & Programing, Sports Injuries and Sports Nutrition.
You will learn through hands on practical scenarios in the real world of sport and exercise. Learners will be encouraged to gain real world experience and undertake voluntary hours as additional work experience within the sector.
The Extended Diploma in Sports aims to combine your love of football with a comprehensive understanding of the sport and active leisure sector. Learners will develop a range of technical skills and attributes which will support a career in sport and active leisure as well as develop academic and study skills that will support progression to higher education within sport and related sectors
Learners are required to have 5 GCSEs at grade A*- C (9-4) including Maths or English and will also be required to undertake an interview and assessment. Candidates will be expected to be enthusiastic about embarking on a career in the sports sector.
● On completion of this qualification candidates may progress on to the:
● HND in Sports Exercise and Health at Tameside College
● Employment opportunities within the sector or University
● Career in the Football Industry