Be the next generation of professional sports coaches

Posted: 22nd of June 2017 by Anonymous

Do you want to be an outstanding coach or educator? Do you want to have a competitive edge in the employment market? If you’ve answered ‘yes’ then look no further than our ground-breaking Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching and Physical Education.

Carefully designed to create the next generation of professional sports coaches, this new foundation degree closes the gap between what the education system has previously delivered with what employers in the sector now require. Whatever your sports coaching or education aspirations are, it all starts here!

What does the programme involve?

The Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching and Physical Education will provide you with the qualifications, skills and experience that will make you stand out to employers in the sector, as well as a platform for a fulfilling career in sports coaching and teaching. Alternatively, this unique programme will also offer you the opportunity to go on and complete a full degree or further qualifications, increasing your employability even further.

The course includes three core components:

  • Academic studies
  • Work experience and professional practice  
  • Vocational studies*

*Both as part of the curriculum and as optional studies

What are the benefits?

  • Employer-led syllabus
  • Excellent progression opportunities
  • Delivered in partnership with De Montfort University
  • Guaranteed work placements with SCL
  • Great facilities, at a great location right in the heart of Surrey
  • Great value for money
  • Learn from a passionate and dedicated team
  • More contact hours

Why SCL?

SCL is the leading independent provider of education through sport and the leading employer of sports coaches and children’s activity professionals in the UK. Our programmes are always forward-thinking and industry-relevant, so we know we are giving you the knowledge, qualifications, skills and experience you need to succeed in this sector.

We also:

  • Have a track record for producing high levels of success for our students
  • Provide the highest quality, passionate and engaging lecturers – all of whom have industry experience and stay up-to-date with the needs of the sector 
  • Offer quality support and guidance for our students throughout every stage of their studies ensuring they are given the best opportunity to become great coaches and practitioners
  • And when it comes to our delivery partners, we only choose the best


To find out more about this ground-breaking programme and how to apply, please visit today!


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