Please note this course is only available for year three (level six) entry.The BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching course aims to produce graduates who are both competent and confident coaches. You will learn a mixture of practical ‘teaching’ skills and theoretical scientific techniques, and how to apply them to your coaching practice. Throughout the course, you will explore global coaching issues, and be encouraged to utilise a range of learning, teaching and sports science technologies. You will be expected to coach both your peers and external participants, and will have opportunities to take National Governing Body (NGB) coaching awards. Placement modules are a leading feature of the course allowing you to gain hands-on experience and mentoring in an applied setting.
The course is endorsed by the Charted Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMPSA), ensuring that you meet the requirements of potential employers. Course content aligns with the employer-set proffesional standards of a gym instructor, and will equip you with all the skills and comptencies you'll need to stand out from the crowd.