Sport Studies Level 2 Development Centres (Football, Rugby of Basketball)
Type: Full Time
Subject: Sports Studies
Start Date: 01 September 2020
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
Who is it for
This course provides an opportunity for you to progress academically and provides extended skills to help gain employment in the sport and leisure industry.
You will also have the opportunity to improve your football, rugby or basketball skills and abilities and train with a number of specialist qualified coaches.
Interview Skills Assessment
You will be required to attend a Welcome Event – details will be provided upon application.
What will I need
4 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above and must include English and maths. You
will also need to have your playing ability assessed. Please state on your
application which route (basketball, football or rugby) you wish to apply for.
What is covered
You will receive top class coaching in either basketball, rugby or football (depending on which of the three routes you choose) by a team of qualified coaches, as well as the opportunity to gain a level 2 coaching qualification. In addition to improving your chosen sport skills you will study topics such as:
• Development of personal fitness
• Sports injuries
• Planning of an event
• Sports nutrition
What can this course lead to
The Development Centres are expertly managed by a team of highly–qualified
professionals and will provide you with visible pathways in to possible professional and semi–professional sport. If you successfully complete this course and achieve a Merit grade you could progress on to study Level 3 Sport.