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Sport

LSCFA has an outstanding reputation of being one of the best and most successful college academies in London, we have experienced professional football coaches that deliver the highest quality football sessions and development to our learners. Students compete against other academy squads across the South of England and experience the road to becoming a professional footballer. Students have a track record of progressing onto both professional and semi-professional football, as well as university and coaching pathways being also very popular.

This one year sports pathway with high standards and great opportunities is designed to provide you with a good base knowledge covering a wide range of topics in sport. This course is perfect for you if you have a genuine interest in a number of different sports and are considering a career in sport but currently undecided in exactly what you want to do.

This pathway acts as an excellent platform to progress onto a number of different specialisms as you will: Complete a Level 2 Diploma in Sports Complete an additional coaching qualifications in the Level 2 Principles of Coaching (where you will have the opportunity to learn what it takes to become an effective sports coach.) Participate in Industry specific work placements to gain industry experience to prepare you for employment (with a possible opportunity of paid employment)

Completion of these elements will provide you with an excellent foundation to continue you're learning and development to pursue the sports career of your dreams.

So if you are a hardworking, motivated and dedicated learner with a passion for sports then apply for this course today!

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    • 4 GCSEs A*-C / or 9-4 (in 2017 GCSEs)
    • Relevant Level 2 qualification with Merit or above
    • Relevant industry experience to Level 2 or above

    Assessment Method

    During the duration of this pathway we will use a variety of assessment methods, which include:

    • Completion of written assignments (Word Reports, Posters, Leaflets, Presentations etc?)
    • Short answer question tests
    • Observation and assessment

    Aims of the course

    Prepare learners for employment or HE

    Progression Opportunities

    After successfully completing this programme, you will be able to pursue your career in many ways, including joining the sports coaching industry.

    Career Options

    What can I earn in the sports industry? When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you decide to study for a vocational qualification in sport, you'll be starting on a fun and fulfilling career path with lots of opportunity for progression ? and a good salary in your sights. For example: Sports coaches start on around £15,000 a year and can earn £25,000 with 3-5 years' experience Professional players start on around £12,000 a year and can earn £22,000 with a few years' experience ? but obviously the sky's the limit! Leisure or sports managers start on around £22,000 a year and can earn £35,000 with 3-5 years' experience Fitness instructors start on around £19,000 a year and can earn £29,000 with 3-5 years' experience

    If you'd like to turn your passion for sport into a career, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go.
    To find out more go to https://www.lscollege.ac.uk/courses/sport or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Course Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 07/09/2020
End Date 02/07/2021

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 Please Enquire
24+ Please Enquire
International £9,000 p/year

And Then?

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Sports coaches, instructors and officials

£24,000

Sports players

£0

Leisure and sports managers

£48,000

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