NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Physical Activity

The NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity is designed as a full, 2 year programme for learners who wish to develop their skills and knowledge of the industry. This qualification supports learners interested in progressing to a career in the sport and physical activity sector.

During this qualification, you will focus on the study of the sport and physical activity sector, experience a breadth and depth of study through a choice of 4 specific pathways, and acquire a number of practical and technical skills.

Your NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Physical Activity will take place over two years and is 100% coursework assessed; delivered through a series of innovative projects and designed to develop your independent learning as the year progresses.

Upon successful completion of Year 1 of your programme, you will have achieved an NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Sport & Physical Activity.

Following progression to Year 2, and successful completion of your two-year programme, you will achieve an NCE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Physical Activity.

During the second year of your programme, you will have the opportunity to choose between a number of pathways, allowing you to tailor your studies to your chosen career path and end destination.

This qualification allows you to:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the sport and physical activity sector
  • Investigate career opportunities in the sport and physical activity sector
  • Choose content which relates to your own interests, aspirations and progression choices

What will I do?

Your NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity will combine a mix of theoretical and practical learning.

During your education programme, you will benefit from:

  • High quality and passionate tutors who are specialists in sport
  • Quality assurance and performance coaches to oversee your tutor and lessons
  • An innovative learning experience using our virtual learning hub, plus access to free Microsoft software
  • Wellbeing programme and mental health support
  • A safe learning environment with the highest level of safeguarding

Entry Qualifications

Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, where possible, including English Language and maths (although this will not prevent entry to the programme where learners demonstrate appropriate behaviours and attitudes towards their ongoing English and maths development)

or

a relevant Level 2 qualification, such as a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Sport, plus an ability to operate at Level 2 in either English or maths.

Where could it lead?

Your studies will equip you for a possible business career and provide you with the potential to apply to a range of Universities or scholarships abroad.

Successful completion of the Extended Certificate in Year One will allow you to progress on to the second year and complete the Diploma in Sports Coaching.

From there, potential progression routes include becoming a professional footballer, apprenticeship, US scholarship, direct employment or University. It is anticipated that students who complete this course will go on to pursue careers in; professional sport, coaching, fitness, performance analysis, sports development or nutrition.

For more information please visit https://scleducation.co.uk/ncfe-level-3-extended-diploma-in-sport-and-physical-activity/

To apply, please visit www.wearescl.co.uk/boston-united

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Boston United Community Foundation is one of the top community sports coaching programmes in Lincolnshire, delivering safe and affordable activities that bring all members of the community together regardless of their circumstances.

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