1Course 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!

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2Course 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
3Other 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 by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

4Q&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
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet
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  • * 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 be awarded your two certificates. One in 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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