Level 3 Diploma / Extended Diploma in Sport

This course is designed for ages 16-19 and continues on from the Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport. This qualification will allow you to continue studying Sports and Leisure in a professional vocational sports setting based at Leyton Orient Football Club and the Score Sports Complex.

It is designed to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills for university entry to pursue a career within the Sports industry.

Entry Requirements

  • An overall merit grade from the Subsidiary Diploma in Sport

  • 4 GCSEs at Grade 4 (C) or above including English or Maths Grade 3 (D) or above

  • Diploma in Sport course

What will I study?

  • Practical Team Sports

  • Leadership in Sport

  • Technical & Tactical Skills in Sport

  • Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport

  • Fitness Training and Programming

  • Psychology for Sports Performance

  • Sports Injuries

  • Sports Nutrition

  • Sports as a Business

  • Organising Sports Events

How will I be assessed?

  • Practical skills

  • Fitness levels

  • Theory internal assessment

 Progression opportunities

  • This course will lead to employment within the Sports and Leisure industry

  • Degree Level Sports Apprenticeship or University/Higher Education College

  • HND/Foundation Degrees/Degrees in Sport e.g. PE Teaching, Sports Science, Sports Psychology, Sport Business, Sports Therapy or Sports Coaching.

How to apply

To apply online for this course visit the course page on the Waltham Forest College Website. To find out more about the application process or to download the application form, visit the Waltham Forest College website.