Course Overview

Sports Coaching and Football Management Level 3

Course code: OSC1085

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Gain everything you need to know about sports coaching and football management, from home!

This course will enable you to:

  • Understand the role and techniques of the Sports Coach
  • Discover the anatomy and physiology relevant to sports coaching
  • Learn coaching for special populations
  • Study the ethics and theories of effective coaching
  • Understand the history of football and the influence of current issues upon the media.
  • Recognise and develop the differing roles within football management.
  • Understand and develop a range of coaching styles to fit individual player needs
  • Develop a range of leadership skills and abilities

All course materials will be delivered to you by post or email, so it couldn't be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way.

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies, so you can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email, so handing in an assignment is simple.

Boost your career opportunities and equip yourself with the skills you need for your long term success. Home learning is simple and stress-free, so enrol with us today!

Discounts on selected courses - Until 27th August
Course Content

 Sports Coaching

 Level 3:

 

Unit 1: What is Sports Coaching?
  • Definition of sports coaching
  • Skills required to be a good sports coach
  • Different roles of a sports coach
  • Developing a coaching philosophy
  • A TEAM philosophy
Unit 2: Essential Anatomy and Physiology for Coaching
  • The skeleton
  • Joints
  • Different types of joints
  • Strains
  • Sprains
  • The muscular system
  • The respiratory system
Unit 3: Coaching Methods and Models
  • The SMARTER goal-setting model
  • The 7 Cs of coaching credibility
  • The GROW model
  • The application of the GROW model to sports
Unit 4: Coaching for Special Populations
  • What is a special population?
  • Primary level coaching methods
  • Secondary level coaching methods
  • Apply coaching techniques to special population groups
Unit 5: Understanding the Athlete
  • Identity
  • Developmentalism
  • Disability and athletic identity
  • Identity, self-perception and performance
  • Evaluation
Unit 6: Ethics and Sports Coaching
  • What is meant by 'ethics'?
  • The 10 ethical areas in sports coaching
  • Working within ethical frameworks
  • Identifying specific coaching frameworks

 Football Management

 Level 3:

Unit 1: Football and Society (GLH 30)
  • Development and historic background
  • Current issues
  • Role in media
Unit 2: Principles of Teaching and Coaching (GLH30)
  • Sports coaching
  • Roles and skills of a sports coach
  • Coaching styles
Unit 3: Fitness for Football (GLH 30)
  • CV training approaches
  • Fitness tests
  • Fitness
Unit 4: Sports Development (GLH: 30) 
  • Sports coach UK
  • Framework for coaching
  • Sports development continuum
Unit 5: Leadership and Management Skills (30GLH)
  • Group dynamics
  • Effective teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Theories
Unit 6: Management Challenges
  • Administration within football
  • Disputes and conflict
  • Roles
Other Information
Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

Once enrolled, you will have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course), which will allow you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines. You will also receive 12 months tutor support for each course, so you can feel confident that you’ll get the help you need. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier.

Study Method

This course is designed for distance learning at home or at work. Students will receive a course pack containing all study materials or online materials, as well as full tutor support by email. So help is only a click away!

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive two Certificates of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Open Study College has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Q&As

Your Questions Answered

What skills are needed to enrol in this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course). This bundle is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Open Study College pen and highlighter
  • *Student study planner
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will achieve Sport Coaching Level 3 and Football Management Level 3.

What happens if I lose my course pack?

It’s not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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The total course fee includes a loan arrangement fee. Your initial deposit payment will be used towards this fee, any remaining fee balance will be added the loan amount.

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Our finance option is provided in partnership with AffordItNow.
For your finance application to be considered you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be over 18 years old
  • Be employed for at least 16 hours a week or retired and in receipt of a private or company pension. Certain state benefit schemes may also be considered.
  • Be a permanent UK resident with a 3 year address history
  • Have a good credit history with no late payments, debt relief orders or bankruptcies
  • Have a valid email address and can access it

Please note that meeting the above criteria does not guarantee finance acceptance.

Open Study College, 6140 Knights Court, Birmingham Business Park, Birmingham B37 7WY is a licensed credit broker, authorised and regulated by The Financial Conduct Authority (licence number 724179 with FCA).