This course is perfect if you enjoy sport and want to develop your skills and knowledge ready for a career in the sport, leisure or fitness industries.
You’ll learn about a range of different sports and about the many career options within the sport and leisure industry.
You can expect practical lessons at our Basford centre and a range of external sport facilities in Nottingham. We have excellent links with local sports facilities and local professional sports teams to maximise your study opportunities. You’ll get to enjoy learning and playing sport in a fun and friendly environment with experienced coaches and tutors.
You could also join one of our Sport Academies while studying on this course. Read more about the Sport Academies here.
664 Nuthall Road
Start: 7th September 2020
Course code: C033078 / Q033079
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Sport
You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 (A*-C), including English Language and Maths – both of these must be grades 9–4 (A*–C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths. You can also gain a place by having a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and maths GCSE grades 9–4 (A*–C).
If you first successfully complete our 90 Credit Diploma you could complete the Extended Diploma in 1 further year of study and if you successfully complete our Subsidiary Diploma you could complete the Diploma in one more year of study.
You will be assessed throughout the course including; practical tasks, fitness tasks and projects. You will also be asked to support these tasks with a record of evidence.
Choose to follow with a higher education course such as the foundation degree in Sports Coaching at Nottingham College. Or, you could seek employment or apprenticeships within a wide range of roles in the sport, fitness or leisure industry.
Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!