Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Full Time
Duration 2 years
Start Date 09/09/2019
End Date 02/07/2021

Fees and Finance

16-18 Free
19-24 £3,698 p/ year
24+ £3,698 p/ year
International £9,000 p/ year


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This program runs over two years, which would deliver the equivalent of three A-Levels. It is well recognised by employers as well as higher education providers such as universities, which prefer courses such as these that carry UCAS points.

Aims of the course

Assessment is both practical and written, including assessments such as coaching sessions, assessing player's performance through video analysis, producing healthy lifestyle leaflets for customers, and exams covering anatomy of the body.

Progression Opportunities

Past students have progressed to;

  • University sports therapy, sports studies, sports science, football studies, PE teaching
  • Apprenticeships in school sports coaching
  • Sports coaching roles
  • Sports development roles in local council
  • Gym instruction level 2 certification

Career Options

The course gives a strong grounding in the many areas of the active leisure industry, preparing you to work in roles as diverse as a coach, PE teacher, sports scientist, sports administrator, or sports development officer.

Entry Requirements

Four to five GCSEs at grade 4 or above including GCSE English Language Level 2 BTEC Diploma merit grade, including GCSE English Language A-C


While classroom lessons are mainly based at our Lewisham Campus, practical sessions are delivered all year at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, where we have use of facilities such as the sports-halls, astro-turf pitches, indoor and outdoor running tracks, swimming pools, beach volleyball, squash and tennis courts.

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location above.



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