Sport Level 3

LUFC and Craven College partnership for 2019/2020!

Enrol onto the very first LUFC Sports Hub for the best in coaching, playing, teaching and professional support.

Course Level:
Level 3
2 Years
Aireville Campus
Awarding Body:


Our brand new Leeds United FC Sports Hub allows you to study in Skipton whilst being trained by specialist sports coaches, to have access to work experience opportunities at a Championship (and maybe Premier League) Club, visits to Elland Road to access the Fitness Training Suite, the Strength & Conditioning Unit and of course, a stadium tour. Expert speakers from LUFC will ensure that you have the most up to date information at your fingertips on psychology, nutrition and fitness.

As well as our Sports Conditioning and Performance Suite, you will also have the use of Craven’s all-weather pitch, Skipton Rugby Grounds and Aireville swimming pool. Alongside important academic studies, all students have the opportunity to train and play sport twice a week and join in games and fixtures.

You can progress to University via the Level 3 programme, or if you prefer to go straight into employment, the additional qualifications you will gain as part of the course, such as, Fitness Instruction Level 2 will help you to stand out from the crowd.


Year 1

  • Exercise, Health & Lifestyle
  • Principles of Anatomy & Physiology
  • Sports Coaching
  • Practical Team Sports
  • Fitness Testing for Sport & Exercise
  • Personal & Professional Development
  • Academy Time
  • Cross College Sport
  • Preparing for a Career in Sport & Physical Activity
  • Work Experience in Sport

Year 2

  • Leadership in Sport
  • Sports Injuries
  • The Physiology of Fitness
  • Assessing Risk in Sport
  • Practical Individual Sports
  • Organising Sports Events
  • Psychology for Sport
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Fitness Training & programming
  • Instructing Physical Activity

Entry Requirements

  • 5 GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C) or Sports Level 2 (Merit/Distinction) including English, Maths & Science or PE GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C)
  • some work experience employers may require a clear (DBS) Disclosure and Barring Service check



Your choices may include:

  • Coach
  • Youth / Community Support Officer
  • PE Teacher
  • Personal Trainer
  • Sports Development Officer
  • Sports Professional
  • Swimming Instructor
  • Nutritionist


Your choices may include:

  • Physical Education BA (Hons)
  • Sport Performance BSc (Hons)
  • Sport Development BA (Hons)
  • Sports Coaching BSc (Hons)
  • Nutrition BSc (Hons)