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Sports Studies

If you are looking to develop your existing knowledge of this sector and want to pursue a career connected to the sport or leisure industries, we have the perfect course for you.

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.

Upon completion, you could go into employment, or refine your skills further by enrolling on the Level 3 Extended Diploma and gaining the skills to excel in the industry.

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What will I learn?

"There's so many different sports you can play at the College such as football, girls' 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.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

Have you considered...

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.

Level 3 BTEC Diploma/Extended DiplomaSports Development, Coaching and Fitness

Level 1 BTECSport and Adventure

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.

Parent Information

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.

Help & advice

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