Intermediate Sports Coaching FAQ's
SSG also operate a mixture of remote associate venues across Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire that are specifically selected to make accessibility to our courses as easy as possible for our customers in our communities. Upon enquiring about our courses our friendly team of staff will guide you to your closest venue.
For individuals that do not qualify for this funding the full course fees start from £450+VAT.
Every course that SSG operate is made up of units of work which are specifically selected to make up the entire course. All units will include practical participation, delivery and theory elements and assessment. Your selected course will cover units including:
- Sports Coaching
- Tactical Skills
- Sports Volunteering
- Participating In Sport
- Work Experience
Assessments of both practical performance and knowledge and understanding will be required in this programme. There may be some formal exams in this course for Maths and English should you require these qualifications.
You will have access to support throughout the course, but it will be most beneficial to you if you share details and/or concerns at the start of the programme. If you feel that you require additional learning support whilst on your programme your tutor will be able to support you with an assessment of your needs and SSG can provide you with resources and additional staff support where applicable to help you progress within your course.
At SSG we provide you with more contact time with us than you will find at normal colleges. This is to best prepare you for the world of work and also ensures that you are able to complete your course quicker and move forward into your next steps.
You will need to be able to prove you have the ability in you to complete the qualifications. This evidence usually comes in the form of previous successes e.g Qualification certificates, but it will also be judged against initial assessment results, attitude and desire to achieve the programme.
Additional entry requirements for this programme are:
- GCSE grades 3 – 6 in Maths & English
- GCSE grade 3 – 6 in one other subject
- Interest in Sport
All courses at SSG require you to wear suitable clothing for the type of activity that you are undertaking. This programme requires:
- Comfortable smart casual wear
- Sports trainers, tracksuit bottoms, t-shirt and layered sports/active wear outer layers for practical days
- We promote personal hygiene on all of our provision so would advise changes of clothes on practical days as well as washing products.
- Avoid black sole shoes as access to halls will be required