Sport: Development, Coaching and Fitness (Darts Academy)
Level 3 (90 Credit Diploma)
I would like a career in:
The Sport and Leisure industry including Sport Development Officer, Sport Performer and Coaching, PE Teaching or Working in the Health, Fitness and Exercise Industry.
What will I be doing?
The course is for 1 year with most learners extending their course into a 2nd year studying the Extended Diploma.
Units could include:
Anatomy and Physiology; Physiology of Sport; Fitness Training; Assessing Risk in Sport;
Sport Development; Fitness Testing; Practical Team and Individual Sport; Sport Events;
English and Maths
You will have the opportunity to link the assessments to the world of darts.
What do I need to get on the course?
You will need 5 GCSEs at A* to C grades or a BTEC Level 2 Diploma Merit grade or equivalent qualifications. GCSEs must include English Language and Maths at Grade C and above.
A good reference will also be required. You will be expected to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service check (£44). Membership of the darts academy is possible even if you don’t meet these course entry requirements – please contact (0115) 9146431 for further details.
How do I pass the course?
Assessment is from a wide range of methods. These include essays, reports, practical coaching, practical performance, discussions
What will my qualification be?
• BTEC Level 3 90 credit Diploma in Sport. Year 2 (if taken) to include the Level 3 Extended Diploma
What essential information do I need to know?
There may be opportunities for external visits and trips. You will need to purchase a sports kit (approximately £85) for use in practical sessions and at external events.
What can I do when I finish the course?
• Employment in the sport industry and
• Level 3 study then onto Degree or Foundation Degree in Sport Coaching / Fitness / Science
Darts Academy Details
The academy meets for 6 hours approx. per week with elite practice sessions provided by PDC star Colin Osborne. Room 180 is a fully equipped, PDC endorsed darts facility, featuring elite equipment provided by our sponsors. The academy is for darts players of all levels and the academy will adjust to your darting needs.
The academy training package includes training to improve your technical dart skills with resources to enhance other aspects of elite performance like mind management, life skills and essential development of your functional
skills in Maths and English.
For further details on the Darts Academy,
please contact (0115) 9146431or (0115) 9146503