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Sports coaches, instructors and officials

Up to £16,000

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Sports and leisure assistants

Up to £17,000

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Leisure and sports managers

Up to £25,000

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Within this qualification you will develop interpersonal skills to communicate with a range of other people and to demonstrate effective team working skills.

Entry Requirements

Please see our Entry Requirements page for general entry requirement guidance.


One year course.

What will I study?

These qualities will all be enhanced through a range of sports coaching opportunities as part of planning and running a sports event or through work experience. The structure and function of the body during exercise will also be studied in depth.

The course covers a wide range of subjects including:

  • Preparing to Work in the Sport and Leisure Industry
  • Health, Safety and Injury
  • Preparation for Sport
  • Sport Leadership Skills
  • Practical Sport Outdoors
  • Sports Coaching

What could it lead to?

Students may progress onto an advanced level qualification in Sport/ Sport and Exercise Science or take up employment in the sport and leisure industry.

Need some help?

If you have any further questions about this course, or would like us to help you with your application, please contact the Schools Liaison team on 01904 770239 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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