Level 2 inSports Coaching (Activity Leadership)

Aimed at those wishing to pursue a career in sport and recreation, outdoors, in sports development, or at an assistant instructor level, this qualification provides excellent foundations for progressing directly into the workplace.

The practical work includes coaching in local colleges and schools, as well as at out-of school clubs and leisure centres. On top of coaching, you will complete a work placement within Loughborough College’s sports provision.

Course Content

The course consists of practical work and theory-based units, which include:

  • Preparing Sessions
  • Leading Sessions
  • Concluding and Reviewing Sessions
  • Contributing to Work in a Team
  • Promoting Safety in Sport
  • Working with Other Organisations
  • Encouraging Disabled Participation in Sport
  • Opportunity to complete Level 1 CYQ gym qualification, First Aid and Sport Activator courses

The practical work includes coaching in local colleges and schools, as well as at out-of-school clubs and leisure centres. On top of coaching, you will complete a work placement within Loughborough College’s sports provision.

The course is continually assessed, with the final assessment being based on portfolio work and practical observations.

Features/Benefits

There are a range of trips and team-building activities included throughout this course and you will also have the opportunity to take part in enrichment sporting activities.

Entry Requirements

  • Four GCSEs at grade D/3 or above, one being in English or Maths
    OR
  • a BTEC/OCR Level 2 Diploma (or equivalent) at pass level.
  • Mature students will be considered based on their previous qualifications and/or relevant work experience.

Please contact the International Admissions Office for further advice. international@loucoll.ac.uk

Progression Opportunities

On completion, you may choose to work in a variety of sports environments and industries, including at leisure centres as a sports leader, as a sports coach, or as an assistant or member of recreation staff. You may also work at a sports club or school as an assistant coach.

After a Level 2 course has been completed, students can progress onto selected Level 3 Sport courses.

Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

Key Facts

Dates:

  • September 2023

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time

Level:

2

Course Duration:

1 Year

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact the International Team for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 23/24TFG6871

OUR STUDENTS SAY

“The College has invested in recent years to improve the facilities for students: “There is a big library at the college where many useful books and journals can be found. Also, computers are available for student use in the college whenever they are needed and quiet places for studying can be found as well. I really like the fact that buildings in the college are newly built and also there are some shops and cafeterias available on site”

Rated 5/5 for her overall experience as an international student at Loughborough College.

Elina Kamilova

Kazakstan