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Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching and Performance Management

Calderdale College

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Level : Higher Education ? Qualification Name : Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching and Performance Management ? Qualification Type : Higher Education ? Awarding Body : Leeds Metropolitan University ? Duration : 2 years full time ? Start Date : September 2010 ? Start Time : 9.00 am ? End Time : 4.30 pm ? Course Fees : ? 1285. Students may be eligible for funding through Student Finance England. Www.studentfinance.direct.gov.uk. ? Venue : Calderdale College ? Academic Department : Health, Well Being & Business ? Course Overview: ? A foundation degree mainly designed for those already working in, or who intend to work in, the specialist area of Sports Coaching and Sports Performance Management. The impact that a sports coach has in the success of a team or individual is recognised as being critical, especially in playing its part in the British success at the Beijing Olympic Games. Performance management of an athlete, both as observation and analysis and physiological measurements, supports a performer to achieve to their utmost. Over the course of the programme, students will plan and manage their own individual career route through Personal Development Planning modules. In addition work-related learning modules to allow students to evaluate and develop their coaching and sports performance management. Where students are already in relevant employment Specialist core and elective modules include: Coaching Studies (2 modules) Introduction to Sports Nutrition Skill Development and Motor Control Principles of Physiology for Sports Performance Coaching Studies 2 Coaching Observation and Analysis Nutrition for Sports Performance (elective) Physiological Measurement and Evaluation of Sports Performance (elective) Strength and Conditioning (elective) Entry Requirements: ? This course is aimed at people already working in coaching or a sport related field. Candidates who are not working in this field can still apply as some work placements can be found. This course positively encourages applications from students without formal academic qualifications who may be working in the industry or related area. Students without industry experience will normally need to have one of the following:- - A BTEC National Diploma in a related area - An AVCE/GNVQ in an appropriate vocational area - Two A Levels - An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education institution. - Other related Level 3 qualifications

Level : Higher Education ? Qualification Name : Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching and Performance Management ? Qualification Type : Higher Education ? Awarding Body : Leeds Metropolitan University ? Duration : 2 years full time ? Start Date : September 2010 ? Start Time : 9.00 am ? End Time : 4.30 pm ? Course Fees : ? 1285. Students may be eligible for funding through Student Finance England....

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