NCFE LEVEL 3 EXTENDED DIPLOMA IN SPORTS COACHING & PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (SCL)     

 
 
Our NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching & Physical Activity offers school leavers a pathway into sport, benefiting from an outstanding learning and teaching experience which will push you to achieve your best.  
 
We will work closely with you to ensure that you recieve the best support to help you with your studies and to set you on the path to establishing yourself within the sector. 
 
This course is equivalent to three A-Levels and is assessed using 100% coursework - graded from pass, merit, distinction & distinction*. As a result, each grade is equivalent to a specific amount of UCAS points. 
 
 
 
 
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 
 
This course requires five GCSE's at Grade 4 and above, including Maths & English. 
Any learners that do not achieve a Grade 4 in GCSE English and/or Maths, will be required to re-sit either GCSE or functional skills in either or both subjects.  
If you achieve a Grade 3 in your GCSE Maths and/or English, you will re-sit these exam(s) alongside your course. 
 
CAREER PROGRESSION 
 
Your qualifications you achieve will, should you want to, take you on to University. Sports Gateway offers a university degree through our partners at VLUK and the University of Gloucestershire. 
Alternatively, it provides progression into the Sport industry, including: Sports Coaching, PE Teacher, Personal Training and much more. 
 

   OUR BRAND-NEW COURSES    

In addition to our 2-year Level 3 Sports Diploma qualification, you will now be able to choose your very own pathway in sport through our brand-new courses. Choose up to three of our new courses below to work alongside your Level 3 qualification, offering you a genuine employment opportunity upon completion of your chosen pathway. 
 
 
Our brand-new Courses are something we're very excited about & we're delighted to be offering them to all new 2021 Academy Learners. 
 
 
Certificate in Performance Analysis 
working on all aspects of performance analysis, from opposition analysis to recruitment analysis, this course enables you to gain a hands-on experience of how analysis works within professional football clubs. 
 
 
Level 3 Award in Sports Business 
The business in sport course consists of a variety of units that promote a greater understanding of the operations of a business in sport, types of businesses, the characteristics of a good business, and how this impacts the local and wider economy. The qualification promotes creativity allowing learners to apply their new knowledge by starting and marketing their own business using examples from local, national, and international sports businesses. These businesses range from retail, health & fitness, professional sports clubs & many more. 
 
 
Level 3 Award in Education & Training 
This course provides a greater understanding of why teachers do what they do, why teachers ask the questions they do, and why they plan the activities they do. The Level 3 Award in Education & Training course looks at different ways of communication, types of feedback, and different assessment, teaching, and learning strategies to help the next generation recall new information. It will give you the opportunity for employment throughout the further education sector and ignite your journey into teaching and education. 
 
 
Level 2/3 in Fitness Instructing and/or Personal Training 
This course applies to anybody looking for a career in the health & fitness industry, whether this is strength & conditioning in a professional club, delivering exercise classes to the local community, or starting your own personal training business. You will study the correct techniques in and around the gym using machines, free weights, and various other methods of training, plus enhance your knowledge to deliver safe, engaging 1-2-1 sessions and training programs, appropriate to a wide variety of clients. 
 
 

   GYM INSTRUCTOR & PERSONAL TRAINER COURSES Active IQ Level 2 Fitness Instructor & Level 3 Personal Trainer     

 
 
The aim of the Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing is to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment as a Level 2 Fitness Instructor. 
 
 
 
 
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 
 
Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended. 
The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary. 
There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learner should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2. 
 
 
CAREER PROGRESSION 
 
This qualification provides progression to Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Instructing Exercise and Fitness, for learners who wish to develop and demonstrate occupational competence in gym instruction. 
Alternatively, it provides progression to Level 3 qualifications in Personal Training for learners who wish to further their knowledge and skills and become personal trainers. 
Learners may also progress on to the Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy, where they will be provided with the knowledge and skills to practice sports massage alongside gym instructing in the health club environment. 
Learners may also broaden their knowledge and skills by progressing to Level 2 qualifications in Instructing Circuits, Exercise to Music and Aqua. 
 
 
 

   GYM INSTRUCTOR & PERSONAL TRAINER COURSES Active IQ Level 2 Fitness Instructor & Level 3 Personal Trainer     

 
 
The aim of the Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing is to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment as a Level 2 Fitness Instructor. 
 
 
 
 
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 
 
Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended. 
The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary. 
There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learner should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2. 
 
 
CAREER PROGRESSION 
 
This qualification provides progression to Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Instructing Exercise and Fitness, for learners who wish to develop and demonstrate occupational competence in gym instruction. 
Alternatively, it provides progression to Level 3 qualifications in Personal Training for learners who wish to further their knowledge and skills and become personal trainers. 
Learners may also progress on to the Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy, where they will be provided with the knowledge and skills to practice sports massage alongside gym instructing in the health club environment. 
Learners may also broaden their knowledge and skills by progressing to Level 2 qualifications in Instructing Circuits, Exercise to Music and Aqua. 
 
 
 
For more information or to apply for one of our courses call 01158 248268 or fill out the application form: 
 
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