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Course - BTEC National Certificate in Sport (Coaching, Development & Fitness) with Sports Coaching, Stadium & Event Industry Qualification

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  • Entry requirements
    You must be 16-18 years old. You will need to have 4 GCSE’s at grade A-C including English, Maths and preferably a Science. Applicants will need to be successful at interview with both City of Westminster College and Arsenal F.C. to gain entry onto the course.
  • Academic Title
    BTEC National Certificate in Sport
  • Course description
    Duration of course:
    2 years (3 days College study and 2 days coaching and working with Arsenal FC)

    What does it include?                                                                                                       
    The following topics are covered:    
                                                                                           
    Year 1
    • The body In action
    • Training and fitness for sport
    • Health & safety in sport
    • Working with children
    • Leadership in sport
    • Sports Injuries

    Year 2
    • Sports coaching
    • Sports development
    • Fitness testing for sport
    • Practical team sports
    • Work based experience
    • Sports Nutrition

    You will be working as a young Arsenal trainee delivering sport in the community as part of the Arsenal FC community programme. After progression onto year two there is the possibility to be paid for your work experience.  However this IS NOT guaranteed.

    You will also gain a range of the following qualifications:
    • FA coaching badge Levels 1&2
    • First Aid
    • Child Protection
    • Event Stewarding
    • Community Sport Leader award
    • Key Skills Level 2
    • YMCA Gym Instruction Level 1&2

    Where does it lead?
    Employment or further study at University.
    Some examples of employment that this course may lead to are:
    • Football Coaching
    • Community Sports Leader
    • Sports development officer
    • Event Stewarding
    • Other football association personnel

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