NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Sport (Sports Coaching)

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[L2] Sports Coaching

Start Date: 

September 2023


1 Year


For 16-18 year olds

Course Overview:

The NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Sport (Sports Coaching) is intended for learners aged 16 and over and provides the introductory skills to either start a career in sport or develop knowledge and skills that can be transferred to other industries. This qualification can also prepare learners for apprenticeships or further study.

The NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Sport (Sports Coaching) is designed as a 1-year, full time course and will provide foundations to progress onto the NCFE L3 Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity.

You will study:

• Participating in sport

• Sports coaching

• Developing sporting skills and tactical awareness

• Performance analysis for sport

• Introduction to healthy exercise and nutrition

• Factors affecting participation in sport

English and Maths:

You will have access to our blended, innovative approach to the delivery of English and Maths to develop knowledge and skills crucial for success in future work.

Work Experience

Access to high quality internal and external work placement opportunities will support your application of new knowledge, as well as introducing you to potential employers for your future career.

Assessment Methods:

  • Written reports
  • Practical assessments
  • Planning and Leading Sports Activities
  • Presentation
  • Posters / Leaflets
  • Online Assessments

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above, one being in English or Maths (this will not prevent entry to the programme where learners demonstrate appropriate behaviours and attitudes towards their English and Maths development), or a relevant Level 1 qualification, plus an ability to operate at Level 1 in either English or Maths.