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Venue - Studying with Chesterfield College, you will be based at Queen's Park Sports Centre on a day-to-day basis, experiencing the state-of-the-art facilities in a brand-new leisure centre environment. Queen's Park has excellent teaching spaces along with 2 x 3G football pitches, brand new gym facilities and sports halls where the majority of the teaching will take place.

The Qualification - The qualification that you study at Buxton & Leek College is the NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity which is equivalent to 3 A Levels. Over the two years, you will study 18 different units in a variety of different subjects giving you an insight into the sports sector, an example of some of the units include Sports Development, Fitness Testing and Psychology in Sport. 

Course Assessment – The NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity is primarily assignment based, this means that your work will be graded Pass, Merit or Distinction depending on the quality of work that you submit. 

Entry Requirements – Learners looking to study with Chesterfield College will need to have a minimum four grade 4 GCSE's, including one of maths and English or a relevant Level 2 qualification.

Timetable – The course that you will study is a full-time course, meaning you may be expected to be in every day depending on your timetable. A typical timetable can be seen below, please note this may be slightly different from year to year. 

See a typical timetable

Exit Routes – Following completion of the course, there are a variety of different exit routes for you, depending on your final grades and career aspirations. For learners that achieve Merit and Distinction grades you will be able to access a variety of University courses if this is the route that you would like to go down. In addition, several of our learners have also achieved USA scholarships in recent years who are now studying full time in the USA alongside playing football. 

Further Information – To find out more information about Chesterfield College and the course that you can study with them, click on the link below:

L3 Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity (Football Pathway) - September 2024 - Chesterfield College

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