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  • Qualification: Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development (Download Specification PDF)

  • Full Time Course
  • 2 Years
  • Equivalent to 3 A Levels
  • Up to 168 UCAS points available (Based on 3 x Distinction* grades upon completion)
  • 70:30 ratio for Theory:Practical
  • Entry Requirements: 5 level 4 – 9 at GCSE (Grade C-A*)
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  • Qualification: A range of level 2 and 3 certificates including 1st4Sport, and Btec
  • Full Time 
  • 50:50 ratio for Theory:Practical
  • Leads directly on to Apprenticeships and paid employment
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LLS works in partnership with Steven Gerrard Academy to deliver industry leading football education and training. This includes Level 2 and 3 qualifications and a professional Academy standard football programme.

LLS also delivers our Football Industry Programme in partnership with Chorley F.C. for students from the Greater Manchester area looking to further their career in football.

To find out more about the specialist courses available with Steven Gerrard Academy, please click learn more and you will be directed to Steven Gerrard Academy’s Website.

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Sports Industry Programme

When you’ve decided to study sport and want to keep your future career options open, this could be the course for you. You’ll learn everything from anatomy and physiology to nutrition and fitness testing. The only decision you’ll be left to make is your next career move or whether you’ll go to university.

Qualifications

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (development, coaching & fitness) Equivalent to 3 A-Levels & up to 168 UCAS Points (Download Specification PDF)

HOURS OF STUDY

Average = 15 per week

ENTRY REQUIRMENTS

You will be expected to achieve 5 GCSE’s ideally to include PE (or BTEC sport) and English.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

First Year

  • Anatomy & Physiology in Sport

  • Health, Wellbeing &Sport

  • Developing Coaching Skills

  • Sports Development

  • Self Employment in Sport

  • Careers in Sport

second year

  • Sports Nutrition

  • Applied Coaching Skills

  • Sports Injuries

  • Fitness Testing
  • Fitness Training

  • Sports Psychology

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Professional Coaching Programme 

If your aim is to work with children, coach in an elite setting or operate at senior level, this course will give you everything you need to kick-start your journey. This practical based course provides you with a variety of weekly work experience and access to professional settings.

HOURS OF STUDY

Average = 15 per week

FIRST YEAR

  • BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Sports Development (Specialist)

  • BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Sports Development (Specialist)

  • Level 2 Certificate in Coaching (sport and physical activity) 1st4Sport

  • Level 2 qualification in Community Sports Leadership Sports Leaders UK  

SECOND YEAR

  • Level 3 Certificate in Coaching (sport and physical activity) 1st4sport

  • BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Sports Development   Specialist

  • Sports Psychology

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APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR SEPTEMBER 2022

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