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Sport Diploma Level 2

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

Sport is cur­rent­ly one of the fastest-grow­ing indus­tries in the UK and offers a huge range of pro­fes­sions in a vari­ety of dif­fer­ent areas up to inter­na­tion­al lev­el. This course is designed to focus on your own per­for­mance through coach­ing, fit­ness train­ing, tech­nol­o­gy, psy­chol­o­gy or nutrition.


Entry Require­ments

4 GCSEs at grades 3/D or above includ­ing Eng­lish and maths.

We will review each appli­ca­tion on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suit­able for you.<?xml:namespace pre­fix = o” ns = urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />

One of the ways we do this is through a very effec­tive ?‘6 weeks to suc­cess pro­gramme’ that oper­ates from the first day you start your course. This includes sup­port such as (but not lim­it­ed to):

· Allow­ing you to change cours­es if you change your mind in the first 6 weeks ‑sub­ject to availability

· Mov­ing you between course lev­els if you are find­ing your cur­rent lev­el too easy / too hard, sub­ject to availability

· One-to-one reviews with your aca­d­e­m­ic tutor to ensure you are pro­gress­ing and achiev­ing well

Our course enquiries and admis­sions team are avail­able at enquiries@​stamford.​ac.​uk should you have any fur­ther questions.

Poten­tial Future Career

On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of this course, you can progress to either:

  • Stam­ford Foot­ball Acad­e­my Diplo­ma Lev­el 3
  • Sport and Exer­cise Sci­ence (Extend­ed) Diplo­ma Lev­el 3
  • Sports Coach­ing and Devel­op­ment Diplo­ma Lev­el 3
  • Com­mu­ni­ty Sport & Health Offi­cer Appren­tice­ship Stan­dard Lev­el 3 

or job roles such as:

  • Out­door Activ­i­ty Team Leader
  • Com­mu­ni­ty Sports Officer
  • Recre­ation Assistant

Course Con­tent

You will study the fol­low­ing units:

  • Prac­ti­cal Sport (Team and Individual)
  • Anato­my and Phys­i­ol­o­gy for Sport
  • Plan­ning and Leading
  • Fit­ness Testing
  • Lifestyle and the Sports Performer
  • Devel­op­ment of Per­son­al Fitness
  • Tech­ni­cal Skills and Tac­ti­cal Aware­ness for Sport
  • Nutri­tion for Sports Performance


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With the skills and expe­ri­ence I have gained at New Col­lege Stam­ford study­ing Sport I have been able to secure a job as a Sports Coach at Lit­tle Kickers!

Tom Sutton



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