• TEF Silver

    We have the TEF Silver Award in recognition of our high-quality teaching for higher education

  • 100%

    of our HNC / HND students progressed to employment or further study

    Destination data, academic year 2016/17 (HNC 19+ students)

  • Highly qualified and experienced staff

Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
22/09/20202 Years4Full-TimeBede CampusUniversity Level Qualification

What’s it all about?

Further develop your skills in the high-energy sector of sport. Further develop your skills in this high-energy sector. There are lots of exciting career opportunities for those with a talent for sport and coaching who can inspire and motivate others.

At least 64 UCAS points or extensive, relevant work experience. GCSE / Level 2 Maths and English is preferred. You’ll also need to gain DBS clearance.

Study levelCostAdditional fees
19+please enquireYou will need to provide your own stationery. You could purchase books from the recommended reading list, however, they are available to borrow from the college’s Learning Centre. You could have the opportunity for relevant trips though none are mandatory
HE5999.00You will need to provide your own stationery. You could purchase books from the recommended reading list, however, they are available to borrow from the college’s Learning Centre. You could have the opportunity for relevant trips though none are mandatory

The course is a combination of practical, theory and individual studies. As well as developing your practical coaching skills you will be asked to plan, implement and review the personal developments that you would like to see happen over the duration of

This course is for people who wish to develop their interest in sport to a higher academic level. You might be a voluntary coach wanting to take your hobby to the next level or you might be working full time in the sport sector and want to boost your care

Year 1 - Physical Activity, Lifestyle & Health, The Sporting Landscape, Project Management, Nutrition, Activity Leadership, Fundamentals of Sport & Exercise Psychology, Anatomy & Physiology, Technology in Sport. Year 2 - Research Project, Physical Literac

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What’s next?

You could progress to a BA (Hons) top-up degree in a related subject to gain a full honours degree.

Careers

Leisure and sports managers

Leisure and sports managers organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources required for the provision of sporting, artistic, theatrical and other recreational and amenity services.

Medium Salary

£ 45094

1417 people employed as Leisure and sports managers in the current year.

Sports players

Professional sportsmen and women train and compete, either individually or as part of a team, in their chosen sport for financial gain.

Medium Salary

£ 22921

349 people employed as Sports players in the current year.

Sports coaches, instructors and officials

Sports coaches, instructors and officials work with amateur and professional sportsmen and women to enhance performance, encourage greater participation in sport, supervise recreational activities such as canoeing and mountaineering, and organise and officiate at sporting events according to established rules.

Medium Salary

£ 24065

2289 people employed as Sports coaches, instructors and officials in the current year.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.