Sports Coaching (Bsc Hons)

An outstanding Degree course that includes Fitness Instructor Level 2 - Your pathway to becoming a Personal Trainer |

Are you interested in Sports Coaching? Teaching Physical Education? Becoming a Strength & Conditioner or Personal Trainer?

Whatever your goal is our Sports Coaching (Bsc Hons) course in partnership with Loughborough offers a unique hands on experience that prepares you for the next step in your career.
In addition to your degree and Gym Instructor Level 2 you will have the opportunity to achieve a Level 2 NGB Coaching qualification.

Alongside your Degree studies we are offering hands on experience in the following:

– Gym Instructing and Personal Training
– Strength & Conditioning
– Nutrition & Diet
– Sports Coaching
– Physical Education teaching practice

Regardless of your preferred sport Halifax ERA offers a unique insight and experience into a full-time professional sporting environment.

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Blended learning provides the perfect combination of online/distance learning and contact day attendance, which is ideal for those balancing their studies alongside other professional or sporting commitments.

The programme provides opportunities to develop your teaching and coaching skills. You will cultivate a knowledge and understanding of the disciplines underpinning effective sports coaching and performance for different ages and abilities. You will put your theory into practice through applied

Validated by Nottingham Trent University

Course Content

Renowned for our provision of high-quality teaching, your learning will include online lectures, seminars, and activities, as well as coaching practice and independent study.

Assessments include a range of essays, projects, presentations and reports. Such diversity will allow you to experience various modes of academic and professional practice, developing your abilities and refining your skills in preparation for your next steps.

We have an excellent support system in place. Academic tutors will work closely with you throughout the duration of your programme, supporting your development and tracking your academic progress to ensure that you achieve your personal best.


You will be able to take a Level 1 and Level 2 NGB coaching qualification in a choice of sports, alongside the main qualification, and the blended-learning nature of the course will enable you to learn flexibly around your sporting or professional commitments.
Entry Requirements

72 UCAS points, including GCSE English and Maths (grade C or above).
UCAS code: C615

Progression Opportunities

Following this programme, successful students can apply to PGCE programmes to pursue a career in teaching, whilst there is also the opportunity of employment in international coaching, local and nationwide gyms, local authority coaching, professional clubs, and National Governing Body programmes. Students can also progress on to postgraduate study.