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Level 2 NVQ in Activity Leadership & Coaching


About The Course

This qualification is ideal for learners who are interested in pursuing a career as a sports coach. This unique programme will give you the opportunity to tailor your course to your area of interest as well as focusing on all attributes of being a coach. 

You will learn in dedicated classrooms equipped with interactive learning technology, with access to high-quality facilities including a full-sized Sports Hall, a fully-equipped fitness centre and a separate strength and conditioning facility. You will also learn through a range of relevant trips, visits and guest lectures.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English, maths and preferably PE and/or science or a Level 1 Diploma in Sport with GCSE English and maths at grade 3 or above. All applicants must successfully complete an academic interview and must demonstrate a genuine interest in pursuing a career in this field and may be asked back for a second interview phase where they will be observed leading a short session. 

Why BCA?

At BCA we have:

  • 100% pass rate across all sports programmes
  • 95% of our students go on to full-time employment or further higher education
  • Excellent links with local sports clubs including our Football Academy partnership with Maidenhead FC

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Successful completion of this course will lead to opportunities to progress onto a Level 3 qualification in Sport or Outdoor Education, onto an apprenticeship or into employment in the sports industry.