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Truro and Penwith College

Sports Coaching

UCAS Code: C610

Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

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Course option

2years

Full-time | 2019

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3 years | Part-time | 2019

You will gain a rounded understanding of coaching related particularly to the disciplines of anatomy, physiology, learning theory and psychology. You will take this understanding and relate it to issues such as nutrition and exercise, and methods and approaches to fitness testing. This work will be completed through coursework, practicals and group projects.

You will develop an understanding of applied coaching in relation to your chosen sporting activities. In Stage Two you will undertake a project which allows you to extend your own interest, while also acquiring and developing skills of research and investigation. The FdSc Sports Coaching course is registered, at Level 2, with Sports Coach UK. On completion of the course, as well as obtaining a record of logged coaching hours, a graduate will be able to register as a recognised Sports Coach. This is a vocational prerequisite for industry and a key indicator of professional standards.

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Course locations:

Penwith Campus

Truro

Department:

Sports and Public Service Curriculum Area

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