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Sports and Coaching

The Level 2 Diploma in Coaching Sport is about taking that passion for sport and turning it into a career. If you enjoy playing sports, coaching others or just like to be amongst the thick of it and leading teams, then you’ll never look back. The course is a mixture of classroom-based lessons and practical sessions, which include playing and reviewing sports performance, coaching, fitness testing and instructing in the gym. You will also develop your leadership skills by coaching local primary school children. Each member of our teaching staff has years of experience as a professional coach or instructor. Their focus is to pass these skills on to you and prepare you for employment, creating a supportive and inspiring learning environment, whether that’s in the classroom or at the South Devon College Sports Centre.

Upon completion, you could go into an apprenticeship or employment. you may decide to refine your skills further by enrolling on a Level 3 Sport course, gaining more skills and knowledge to excel in the industry

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"There's so many different sports you can play at the College such as football, basketball, netball, canoeing and rock climbing. The teachers treat you with respect and maturity and teach you the perfect mix of practical and theory."Cameron Webb

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

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We have courses to suit everyone so if you haven’t found exactly what you’re looking for yet, we recommend you take a look at the following courses. We’ve selected these for you based on your interests.

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Student Life

Life at South Devon College is about being treated like an adult and benefiting from small class sizes. We pride ourselves in offering outstanding support in state of the art facilities.

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Did you know that 98% of our students would recommend South Devon College to a friend? We’re here to help support you and your young person throughout their time at College.

Student Support

We offer a supportive learning environment for all students including free or discounted travel options, financial support, an exclusive Job Shop service enabling you to find part time jobs while you study, personalised learning programmes and careers advice.