This course is designed for ages 16-19. This Diploma is designed to equip you with the necessary skills for a career within the Sports Industry.

Football students will receive 6 hours of coaching from our academy coaches as part of their enrichment programme. There will also be an opportunity to gain an FA Level 1 Coaching Qualification.

Selected students will have the opportunity to represent Waltham Forest College at intercollege football competitions.

The entry requirements for this course are:


  • An overall merit grade from a Level 2 Sports course

  • 5 GCSEs at Grade 4 (C) or above including English or Maths

  • Interview and assessment

This course consists of the following modules:


  • Sports Injuries

  • Leadership in Sport

  • Exercise for Specific Groups

  • Sport Psychology

  • Sport Development

  • There will also be an opportunity for some suitable students to achieve an industry recognised qualification such as FA level 1, National Pool Life Guard or Level 2 Gym Instructor

You will be assessed via:


  • Written reports

  • Observations

  • Presentations

This course will lead to the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport is equivalent to 3 A 'levels which can lead to a range of excellent degree courses at university such as PE Teaching, Sport Science or Sports Therapy.

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