York College

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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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Entry requirements

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

Duration

One and two year courses.

What will I study?

The Level 3 Extended Diploma is made up of a range of units, which include:

  • Anatomy for Sport
  • Physiology for Sport
  • Practical Team and Individual Sport
  • Assessing Risk in Sport
  • Fitness Tests and Training
  • Athletes Lifestyle
  • Sports Coaching

What could it lead to?

The majority of students progress on to higher education courses relating to sport studies, sports management, sports development and teaching; although there have also been examples of students progressing on to non-traditional options including business. Employment progression has included fitness instructing, personal training and sports coaching.

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.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.

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