Level 5 HND Diploma in Sport

Cambridge Regional College
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Professional Training
30 Week(s)
4,990 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
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Course description

This 1 year programme is designed to extend the skills, knowledge and understanding that underpin the study of sport. Students will develop a sound understanding of the principles in their field and will learn to apply these principles more widely. It is aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning and who want to pursue or advance their career in sport. The skills offered on this course can provide graduates with the opportunity to work in many different areas of the sport sector including Community Sport & Physical Activity, Leisure Management, PE Teaching and Sports Therapy. The course is a 7 unit BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma, which includes:

•   Research Project
•   Entrepreneurism in Sport
•   Sport, Health and Society
•   Performance Analysis
•   Advanced Coaching
•   Work Experience
•   Personal and Professional Development

Please note - units are subject to change.

For Home and EU students, a loan from the Student Loans Company is available to support learners with fees if applied for.  

You will be encouraged and supported to take part in practical sport and coaching activities throughout the course and the teaching team will also help you find work experience placements with local employers. This will give you valuable access to experienced practitioners as well as an opportunity to develop your own skills and knowledge. You will also have the opportunity to complete additional qualifications that have been tailor made to support your studies and progression. These include the PTLLS (Preparation in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector) course and the Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma. Please note that any additional courses chosen may incur extra costs.

During your time on the course you will have the chance to attend extra residential activities which may include volunteering opportunities abroad and ski and snowboarding trips organised through the college. There is an extra cost for these activities. On programme (and included in your course fees) there will also be a number of day trips organised to support your learning and these may include visits to use specialist equipment (advanced coaching and analysis), visits to observe local professionals working in industry (PPD) and university open days to support your top up choices.  

You will also have the opportunity to participate in the college sports teams. These may include:

•   Football (male and female)
•   Racket sports
•   Rugby
•   Basketball
•   Netball
This is classed as a full-time course – on successful completion of this course, you will gain a BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma. Home & EU students are eligible to apply for a full-time loan from Student Finance England.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Each project, activity or assignment that you complete will be assessed.  These assessments indicate your level of performance and contribute to your final grade.  Each unit is graded Pass, Merit or Distinction.  Assessment will be through practical and theoretical assignments.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Level: 5

Training Course Content

The course is a seven unit BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma, which includes:

  • Research Project
  • Entrepreneurism in Sport
  • Sport, Health and Society
  • Performance Analysis
  • Advanced Coaching
  • Teaching Practice
  • Event Management

Please note - units are subject to change.

Continuing Studies

This programme is a full Level 5 qualification which can lead to enhanced employment opportunities in teaching, coaching and the fitness industry or entry to Higher Education through a top-up degree.

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Cambridge Regional College

Our mission is to transform lives and create prosperity by delivering technical and professional education that meets the needs of students, employers and communities in Cambridgeshire. Cambridge Regional College is the largest further education college in the East of England...

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Kings Hedges Road
CB4 2QT Cambridge Cambridgeshire

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