Sport Level 3 Diploma
Level 3 Applied Diploma
The Level 3 Diploma in Sport at Long Road is not just about being able to play sport; it will provide you with the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress onto University level sport-related programmes such as Sport and Physical Education, Sport Science, Sports Coaching and Development or Sport and Leisure Management.
You can choose to take the Diploma as an Extended Certificate, a Diploma, or an Extended Diploma, equivalent to one, two or three A levels respectively.
Please note; may be required to pay course costs towards your study on this course. Click here for a full list of Course Costs
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As this is a vocational course, the emphasis is on the application of theory to practice. In each of the units, you will produce a portfolio of evidence that shows you have met the assessment objectives. You will gain specialist knowledge, understanding and skills through a wide variety of activities including practical performance, coaching and analysis.
This course offers you a broad range of units which will increase your knowledge, understanding and skills in several sports-related fields such as coaching, anatomy and physiology, sports psychology and performance analysis. All students will complete a work placement of their choice in the sports industry in the second year.
- 70% coursework
- 30% exam
You will get the opportunity to take a number of additional courses while on this programme including Dodgeball Level 2, First Aid at Work, Level 2 Gym Instructors, and National Pool Lifeguarding (NPLQ).
There are visits to universities to find out more about sport-related degrees as well as visits from industry experts to provide specialist insight specific to unit delivery, and progression routes after Long Road.
- At least 5 GCSEs at Grade 4 including GCSE English.
- Grade 4 in GCSE PE or a Merit Level 2 Applied Sport if taken.
- Students with a Distinction grade in Level 2 Applied Sport may be considered with a Grade 3 in GCSE