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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Sport Level 3 Extended Diploma

Level 3

Course code: H24D118
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > Full Time
Duration: 2 years
Subject area: Sport
Location: Hereford
Additional Costs - £200.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

This is a popular course that provides a broad range of experience in the sports industry. The course gives you the opportunity to enhance your theoretical knowledge and practical skillsets. We develop your confidence in a range of different scenarios, such as being able to plan, deliver and review sports coaching sessions, developing fitness plans, rehabilitation programmes, as well as your knowledge and understanding of the physical and psychological make up of athletes.

Why choose us

This course focuses on topics such as anatomy and physiology, fitness and coaching, giving you an in-depth knowledge of the sports industry. In addition, you will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge of topics that suit the demands of Sports Science, Coaching and Performance in higher education or the sports industry, including Rehabilitation and Nutrition.

What you could do next

University or higher education study options may include Sports and Exercise Science, Physical Education and Sports Coaching, Sports Therapy or Sports Conditioning, Rehabilitation and Massage (SCRAM). Employment options may include leisure centre assistant, assistant coach, personal training, professional sports person, armed forces or teaching apprenticeship (Stride Active).

Popular modules

  • Strength and conditioning

  • Sports psychology

  • Anatomy and physiology

  • Practical Sport

Assessment methods

Assessments will be via external exams, controlled internal assessment and written assignments

Entry requirements

A minimum of five GSCEs at grade 4, including English and/or maths or successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification at merit grade and good progress with English and maths, including attendance at the GCSE exams if applicable.