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Sport (Community Sport & Physical Activity), Coaching and Physical Education pathway HNC

Yeovil College University Centre

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  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Location

    Yeovil College University Centre

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Sport Coaching and Physical Education Higher National Diploma will allow students to achieve the first two years of a degree whilst undertaking a long term placement within a school or coaching setting. The programme offers the opportunity to help build the experience and work related practice students require to begin a journey into an exciting career as a coach or teacher. Taught by highly skilled industry professionals qualified to Masters degree level.

WORK EXPERIENCE & INDUSTRY PLACEMENTS

Previous students have completed work experience with local primary and secondary schools, sports development organisation, Somerset FA and professional football clubs. Work experience is a essential component of the course, students are advised to consider obtaining work placements prior to commencement of study.

TEACHING LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT

Lessons will consist of a mix of theory and practical. Where possible putting practical demonstration and application to theory content. Students are required to study and complete assessment tasks with independence outside of lectures and take ownership of their learning and development whilst under the guidance of tutors. A typical week has between 6-10 hours of contact time, plus additional 1-1 support available by student request.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED

BTEC Higher Nationals in Sport are assessed using a combination of internally assessed centre-devised internal assignments (which are set and marked by Yeovil College), this includes a variety of methods such as; essays, portfolios, presentations and practical observations.

Application deadline

26 January

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Yeovil College University Centre

  • Campus address

    Yeovil College (University Centre Yeovil), Mudford Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 4DR, England

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