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Sports Studies / Sport Development Centres (Football, Rugby or Basketball) Level 2

  • Course Type: Diploma/Certificate

What can this course lead to?

Sports Studies
Progress on to study Level 3 Sport as we well as vocational courses such as the level 2 Gym Instructor.

Sport Studies – Development Centres (Football, Rugby, Basketball)
The Development Centres are expertly managed by a team of highly–qualified professionals and will provide you with visible pathways into 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.

Who is it for?

At Peterborough College we offer two level 2 pathways, sports studies or via a development centre (football, rugby or basketball).

Sports Studies

Sport Studies will give you the opportunity to progress academically and help you gain those valuable skills needed to succeed in the sport and leisure industry.


Development Centres (Football, Rugby, Basketball)

If you’re looking to improve your football, rugby or basketball skills and abilities, then this is an ideal course for you! You’ll get the opportunity to progress academically and gain valuable employment skills, whilst training with a number of specialist qualified coaches at the same time.

What is covered?

Sports Studies
As part of this exciting course you will learn how to instruct sport sessions to a range of different people, as well as studying a range of other topics including:

  • Personal fitness
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Sports injuries
  • Event planning
  • Sports nutrition
  •  You'll also have the chance study for some other short, specialised qualifications such as the 1st4Sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching.


    Development Centres (Football, Rugby, Basketball)
    You'll receive top class coaching in your chosen sport by a team of qualified coaches, as well as the opportunity to gain a level 2 coaching qualification. On top of improving your sport skills you'll also study topics such as:

    • Personal fitness
    • Anatomy
    • Physiology
    • Sports injuries
    • Event planning
    • Sports nutrition

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Sports Studies
    4 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above including English and maths or a relevant level 1 qualification.

    Sport Studies – Development Centres (Football, Rugby, Basketball)
    4 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above including English and maths or a relevant level 1 qualification. 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.

    Start date: 02/09/2024

    Course Code

    PDP2SP4AF$

    Duration

    1 Year

    Full-time courses are fully funded for 16 to 18-year-olds. For age 19+, various funding options are available.

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    The sport courses at college are great, I get to learn so much including how the body works and recovers within sport and lots more. I take on board everything I learn in theory lessons and tailor it for my boxing career.

    Patsy Smith
    Sports Extended Diploma Level 3

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