BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Sport - Golf Scholarship

WHAT DOES THE SUBJECT INCLUDE?
 
The Diploma will provide you with the opportunity to gain foundation knowledge and understanding in sports and fitness. Practical sessions form an important aspect of the course enabling you to develop skills that are needed to work in leisure centres, sports retail outlets and activity centres.
 
 
WHAT IS THE STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE?
 
The course is made up of 60 credits over 1 year, with units being valued at either 5 or 10 credits. Each of which is assessed by a range of methods including written assessments, role play, presentations and practical activities.
 
·        The qualification is run in partnership with Mile End Golf Club
·        There are two to three training sessions per week at Mile End Golf Club
·        Fully Qualified Golf Professional will be delivering the coaching
·        Opportunity to enter golf tournaments throughout the year
 
 
IS THIS COURSE FOR ME?
 
If you are interested in Golf and are hoping to pursue a career in one of the many sports, leisure or recreation related areas but do not have enough GCSE’s to get onto the Level 3 programme then this is the course for you.
HOW MANY HOURS, WEEKS, YEARS DOES IT LAST?
 
The full programme consists of 10 hours of core lessons with 1 hour of group or individual tutorials per week. Golf Scholars will also be expected to train and play competitive tournaments on top of the full academic programme. In addition to this you will be expected to use some of your own time for conducting research and assignment work in allocated independent learning slots.
 
 
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING WITH ME?
 
Learners will need to be prepared with writing materials, ring binders to keep work together and sports kit for gym sessions.
 
 
HOW CAN I PREPARE MYSELF BEFORE THE COURSE BEGINS?
 
Sports kit with the College logo will be required. It is available online at www.fortissports.co.uk, search for North Shropshire College when on the website and then select the required kit. Any further kit required will be discussed before you interview.
 
It is recommended that students purchase two polo shirts, a couple of tee-shirts for practical lessons and a hooded top or sweat top. Rain jackets are also worth purchasing but not a necessity. Various trips are organised throughout the year to enhance the student’s overall experience at College with costs being kept to a minimum. A trip portfolio is given out at interview stage to allow students to plan for which trips they wish to go on.
 
*You may be able to get help with the costs from the College’s Learner Support Fund. More details are available from the Student Services team.
 
 
WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?
 
Successful completion provides the opportunity to gain the equivalent of 4 GCSE’s at Grade C or above which can lead students onto a Level 3 Extended Diploma course or employment within the Sport, Leisure and Recreation sectors.
 
 
ARE THERE ANY EXTRA COSTS?
 
All sports students not doing a scholarship are required to pay a compulsory £30 for an additional Sports Leaders qualification. On enrolment students are asked to make a voluntary contribution of £20 towards the costs of running their course over the academic year. Scholarship students will contribute towards their kit and fitness/club fees.
 
 
HOW DO I APPLY/JOIN THIS COURSE?
 
You can complete the application form online by visiting the College’s website www.nsc.ac.uk. If you have any questions about the application process, you can call the College Admissions Team on 01691 688080 or email admissions@nsc.ac.uk.
 
Once we have received your application, you will be invited to come to NSC’s Oswestry Campus, where you will be interviewed and have your practical skills assessed.

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