Coaching Principles (Football) Level 2

Course Type College
Qualification Level 2
Start Date September 2019
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Coaching Principles (Football)

Our Pro:Direct Academy doesn’t just let you play the beautiful game – it helps you make a career out of watching, coaching, and playing football. This course develops basic coaching skills, and will expose you to regular work experience opportunities. You will get the chance to complete coaching certificates as well as the core qualification which incorporates all aspects of planning and leading sessions. As part of this course, you will also be part of the Pro:Direct Devon football Academy. This combines a regular football development programme, training, coaching and the theory related to the game. We also have a unique partnership with Torquay United, who use our excellent facilities to support their training. You’ll see up close and personal exactly what it takes to make it as a professional footballer or coach, sharing the same training grounds as The Gulls. From here, you can continue your football development. Each player gets a personalised development programme, and you can continue working towards your FA badges, with the relevant experience.

Alternatively, you can progress to other sport-based courses at the College. We offer a Level 3 qualification in Sports Development, Fitness and Coaching, as well as apprenticeships in almost every field of sports development. If you would like to go to university, we offer degrees in Adventure Leadership; Sport and Exercise Science; and Coaching.

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Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • Genuine interest in subject
What will I learn?
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  • Planning, delivering and reviewing sports activities
  • Equality and diversity in sport
  • Promoting health and safety in sport
  • Fitness testing and assessments
  • Sports coaching
  • Rules and regulations of different sports

"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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