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Level 3 Sport and Physical Activity

This course will give you the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding of sport and the physical activity sector, preparing you for employment in a range of occupations, often through the route of higher education.

You will complete 30 hours of work experience within sports environments, working with a range of local companies all offering career opportunities for future job roles.

You will participate in weekly practical sports sessions where you will play range of sports such as football, volleyball, basketball, badminton and cricket. As well as being given the opportunity to join the colleges football team.

Alongside your main programme you will also be offered the opportunity to gain your Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification.

On successful completion of the course at a merit overall you will be offered the opportunity to progress to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity, which would offer the UCAS points needed for university.

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 3

  • Delivery


  • Duration

    1 Year, attending college 3 days per week.

Apply or Enquire

• Anatomy and Physiology
• Preparing for a Career in Sport
• Exercise, Health and Lifestyle
• Fitness Testing
• Organising Sports Events
• Work Experience in Sport
• Technical and Tactical Skills in Sport
• Psychology for Sports Performance

Assignment based assessment

5 x GCSE at a 4 or above to include maths and English

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


We do not currently have fee information available for this course. Please contact us for further information.


Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.


We are experiencing some technical issues with the apply system.  If you are having difficulties with this as an alternative you can download an Application Form (PDF) – this can be edited directly on your device, then saved and emailed to our central admissions Team centraladmissions@don.ac.uk


Apply online Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 7575

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details