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Level 3 Sport and Physical Activity

Course overview

This course will teach you the necessary skills for employment in a variety of sporting environments such as sports coaching, teaching or fitness environments.

Completing a range of theory and practical based units you will develop coaching skills in a range of environments and working with a range of participants.

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 one of the colleges many sports teams.

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

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

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 3

  • Duration

    This course is for 1 Year, attending college 2 days per week onsite as well as 4 hours online taught learning.

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• Anatomy and Physiology
• Preparing for a career in sport
• Nutrition
• Fitness testing
• Instructing physical activity
• Exercise health and lifestyle
• Technical and tactical awareness
• Organising a sport event


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


Activities- £30
This could include high wires, kayaking, abseiling


Apply or enquire about this course

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

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