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BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development

  • LEVEL 3

Course Overview

The course will develop individuals’ knowledge and skills across a range of disciplines which develop an in-depth understanding of how optimum sporting performance can be achieved. This is designed for individuals who are keen to develop their own sporting performance or those who want to pursue a career developing elite athletes. The content of the course has been designed in collaboration with employers, national governing bodies and professional bodies, and is endorsed and accredited by CIMSPA.

Course Code


End Date

Fri, 26 Jun 2026

Entry Requirements

For BTEC Level 3 courses students must have a minimum of 4 GSCEs grade 9-4 (A*-C) which may include 1 BTEC and either GCSE English or GCSE Maths at grad...

Course information

Two year course (equivalent to 2 A Levels).

All of the units are internally assessed in a range of types and styles adapted to suit the qualification. These may include written reports, presentations, journals/logs etc.

University, career or an apprenticeship.

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