Community Sports Coaching FdSc (with the potential to progress to BSc Hons)

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Our Foundation Degree in Community Sports Coaching is a vocational programme that equips you with the practical skills and knowledge necessary to work as sports coaches. The programme is taught by coaches for coaches and there is an opportunity to progress onto an Honours Degree after successful completion of the Foundation Degree. Coaching placements in the local community are an integral aspect of the programme. These placements are delivered in conjunction with a wide range of providers including Chichester District Council and local schools and sports clubs. Applicants will need to possess at least one Level 1 National Governing Body Coaching award, or significant coa…

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Course Information

Our Foundation Degree in Community Sports Coaching is a vocational programme that equips you with the practical skills and knowledge necessary to work as sports coaches. The programme is taught by coaches for coaches and there is an opportunity to progress onto an Honours Degree after successful completion of the Foundation Degree. Coaching placements in the local community are an integral aspect of the programme. These placements are delivered in conjunction with a wide range of providers including Chichester District Council and local schools and sports clubs. Applicants will need to possess at least one Level 1 National Governing Body Coaching award, or significant coaching experience, and demonstrate a strong commitment to sports coaching.

Indicative Course Content

Over the two years of the Foundation Degree you will undertake the following modules:

• Coaching Practice

• Psychology within the Coaching Process

• Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

• Coaching Young Performers

• Acquiring Skill within Sport

• Researching the Coaching Process

• Coaching Placement in the Local Community

• Community Sports Development and Coaching

• Coaching Physical Performance

• Volunteering in Sport

Why this Course?

• A vocationally focused course that concentrates on developing the skills required to coach

• Community based coaching placements in year 2

• Opportunity to acquire additional professional qualifications and minimum standards for deployment awards and certificates

• Clear entry requirements catering for a wide range of applicants

• Delivered by coaches for coaches

• Taught on the University campus

Careers

• Community sports coaches (both sportspecific and multi-sports)

• Teaching (subject to meeting the requirements for teaching)

• Sports development

• Sports management

• Coaching within the private schools sector

Sports event management

BSc (Hons) CommunitySports Coaching

There is the opportunity to pursue an additional year of study that leads to the awardof an Honours degree in Community Sports Coaching. This requires the satisfactory completion of the Foundation Degree and a reference from the programme co-ordinator. The extension programme that leads to the award of the BSc (Hons) is designed to further inform and develop your understanding of the sports coaching process and focuses on coach education and development and the relationship between sports coaching and sport development.

Course Content

• Independent Project

• Theories of Coach Education and Development

• Coaching Alternative Sports

• Sport and Exercise Action Plans

• Sports Coaching at the Interface of Sports Development

• Applied Sports Policies

• Managing Community Sports Events

Entry Requirements

Full Time
Foundation Degree – 2 Years Full Time, 5 Years Part Time
BA Degree – 1 Year top-up Full Time

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