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Level 3 Sports Development, Coaching and Fitness (Football, Rugby, Golf and Sports Therapy Pathways)

Overview

This two year course combines academic sporting qualifications with practical skills development, coaching and competitive fixtures and is designed for students wishing to develop a comprehensive overview of the sports industry with a specific focus on their game.

Description

Students will work daily on their fitness and ball skills, gaining knowledge of key issues in sport. Units include anatomy and physiology, physiology of fitness, assessing risks in sport, fitness training and programming, sports coaching, sports development, fitness testing for sport and exercise, practical team sports and individual sports nutrition, exercise health and lifestyle, analysis of sports performance and organising sporting events. All the themes will link to your specific chosen pathway:

Football

Our football development centre offers students the opportunity to combine academic sporting qualifications with sporting excellence, coaching and competitive fixtures, while gaining a comprehensive overview of the sports industry. Askham Bryan College is proud to have a partnership with Harrogate Railway FC with the potential opportunity for students to represent Harrogate Railway Academy FC in the national recognised leagues. 

Rugby

Our rugby union development centre offers students the opportunity to combine academic sporting qualifications with sporting excellence, coaching and competitive fixtures, while gaining a comprehensive overview of the sports industry. Askham Bryan College is proud to have a partnership with Harrogate Rugby Union Club with the potential opportunity for students to represent the Club in regional fixtures as well as gaining experience within a fully operational competitive rugby union club.

Golf

Our golf development centre offers students the opportunity to combine academic sporting qualifications with sporting excellence, coaching and competitive fixtures, while gaining a comprehensive overview of the sports industry. Askham Bryan College is proud to have a partnership with Pike Hills Golf Club, which is situated just five minutes from Campus, and allows students with an interest in Golf to perfect their skills whilst studying with us.

In year one learners may also achieve the 90 credit diploma.

Entry Requirements

Usually at least 4 GCSEs at grade C or above (new GCSE grading levels 4 to 9) to include any 2 from English, Maths and Science with at least a grade D in the remaining subject. Alternatively a suitable Level 2 vocational qualification (Merit or above) with English and Maths at Level 2.

Further Study

You could go on to study a Foundation Degree in a related subject or to work within the sports industry.

Askham Bryan College,
Askham Bryan,
York,
YO23 3FR
01904 772277
enquiries@askham-bryan.ac.uk