This course is available in Paper format and also online.
This course is designed to allow students to:
- Understand the role and techniques of the Sports Coach
- Discover the anatomy and physiology relevant to sports coaching
- Learn coaching for special populations
- Study the ethics and theories of effective coaching
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Sports Coaching Level 3
Course code: FHL22
Delivery method: Paper Based
Course duration: 12 Months
Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed
Award achieved: ABC Awards & Certa Awards Certificate of Achievement
If you’re a football fan, you may have the impression that sports coaching mostly involves accusing referees of secret conspiracies, or simply shouting ‘shoot!’ from the side lines. It is fact rather more in-depth than this. If you’re interested in learning more about real sports coaching, perhaps with a view to moving on to further study or practical training, then this theory course could be of interest to you.
Unit 1: What is Sports Coaching?
- Definition of sports coaching
- Skills required to be a good sports coach
- Different roles of a sports coach
- Developing a coaching philosophy
- A TEAM philosophy
Unit 2: Essential Anatomy and Physiology for Coaching
- The skeleton
- Different types of joints
- The muscular system
- The respiratory system
Unit 3: Coaching Methods and Models
- The SMARTER goal-setting model
- The 7 Cs of coaching credibility
- The GROW model
- The application of the GROW model to sports
Unit 4: Coaching for Special Populations
- What is a special population?
- Primary level coaching methods
- Secondary level coaching methods
- Apply coaching techniques to special population groups
Unit 5: Understanding the Athlete
- Disability and athletic identity
- Identity, self-perception and performance
Unit 6: Ethics and Sports Coaching
- What is meant by ‘ethics’?
- The 10 ethical areas in sports coaching
- Working within ethical frameworks
- Identifying specific coaching frameworks
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means that OSC has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by OSC to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK. Regulators for exams and assessments in England and Wales
Paper Based Version
The course comes to you as a paper-based pack delivered by courier.
You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments.
Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor.
The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). You need only send the TMAs to your tutor for comment, not the self-assessment exercises which are also part of the course to help you gauge your progress.
This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.
You will have access to a tutor via buypropeciaonline email who will mark your work and guide you through the course and will assist you with any problems you may have. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.