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Starts: 01/09/2022

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Harrow on the Hill Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00

Entry Requirements

5 x GCSEs grade 9-4 (grade A- C) including English & maths or a relevant Level 2 qualification at merit or above. Students who have 4 x GCSEs grade 9-4 (grade A- C) including English and maths should apply and will be interviewed.

Who is the course for

Students aged 16-18 years with proven football playing ability selected by trial who seek a first class education and have predicted grades A* to C at GCSE level. This is the first year of a two year course that will help you to develop skills and knowledge required for employment within a variety of sectors of the sport industry.

Course Content

1st year unit include:

  • Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
  • The Physiology of Fitness
  • Assessing Risk in Sport Unit
  • Fitness Training and Programming
  • Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Psychology for Sports Performance
  • plus two additional units to make up 9 units.

2nd year unit include:

  • Technical and Tactical Skills in Sport
  • The Athlete's Lifestyle
  • Sports Coaching
  • Practical Team Sports
  • Analysis of Sports Performance
  • Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport
  • plus additional units to make up the full extended diploma.

Study Methods

Training is mapped out over the week with games played on a Wednesday. College classes will take place over the same five day period and classes will consist of a variety of lectures, videos, outside speakers, research and student presentations.

How is the course assessed

You will be assessed through a combination of written assignments, presentations and practical assessments.

Where next - Further Studies

Students can progress to University to take degrees or HND in Sports, Fitness and Health related courses.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Students who are successful can progress to employment in the sports industry.

More Information

Textbook approximate £20, USB memory stick, plastic wallets, files. Appropriate football boots. Academy kit is mandatory. A fee for material costs for uniform/kit and workbooks. Pen and paper and to wear uniform if it has arrived in time.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - if you would prefer to submit a paper form please click here to download a copy. Please fill it out and return it to: Admissions, Harrow College, Lowlands Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3AQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Starts: 01/09/2022

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Harrow on the Hill Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00