If you have an interest in PE and sports coaching this course will be ideal for you. It is designed for post -16 students who want to go on to further study and who have either an academic interest in sport or who seek a career in the sports industry.
You will need 4 GCSEs at grades A-D (7/8 - 3) including English and maths, and preferably PE.
This course covers a range of interesting topics such as: Planning, leading and reviewing sessions The development of coaching skills working with a range of abilities Understanding the importance of health, safety and set up of activities in active leisure and recreation Applicants have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience as part of the curriculum and all students will be attached to an academy relevant to his or her sporting preference.
This course is based on 100% Coursework which is internally assessed and internally and externally verified, before certification is awarded. Additional short courses are offered alongside this course and can also be part of the course where applicable.
On successful completion of this course, students will achieve a Level 2 YMCA Diploma in Health, Fitness and Exercise Instruction
First you will need to decide on your specialist sports academy, and then register for and attend a sports trial. (Trials and academies are detailed on our Sports webpages - please click the link to Boreham Wood FC if you wish to take part in their trials.) Once you have completed a trial you can complete and return a course application form.
Yes, you will need to meet with a member of staff for an interview and an initial assessment.
Any extra costs will be discussed at interview.
To apply or enrol for this course you must first create an account with the College. This is a simple process that should not take more than a few minutes.
If you have any difficulties with applying online or have any other questions please Contact Us, or call 020 8266 4000. Please note this is not a 24 hour helpline.