Level 3 Sport Diploma

In partnership with Ofsted “Outstanding” school, Simon Balle school in Hertford, we offer a 2 year vocational course which is the equivalent of 3 A levels, combined with full time football training, providing a variety of experiences and the opportunity to acquire knowledge across a diverse range of subjects within the sporting world.

With only 20 students per class, we are able to offer a focused educational environment on site at BHPP Academy, where our teacher has an in depth knowledge of each individual student’s ability and progress, that is monitored closely in order to give the student the foundation to succeed. Completion of the course will open pathways into full time employment and progression into Higher Education at Degree level anywhere in the world. Recently, our scholars have been accepted into the following Universities: Birmingham, Coventry, Bournemouth and Northampton. We’ve also had players obtain full Scholarships in Ancilla College in Indiana.

Minimum entry requirements: 4 C grades at GCSE (or equivalent), including English and Maths, for 16/17 year olds.

In partnership with Loughborough College, this blended learning course provides the perfect combination of online/distance learning and contact day attendance, which is ideal for those balancing their studies alongside other professional or sporting commitments.

The programme provides opportunities to develop your teaching and coaching skills. You will cultivate a knowledge and understanding of the disciplines underpinning effective sports coaching and performance for different ages and abilities. You will put your theory into practice through applied studies, placements and assessments.

Renowned for our provision of high-quality teaching, your learning will include online lectures, seminars and activities, as well as coaching practice and independent study.

Assessments include a range of essays, projects, presentations and reports. Such diversity will allow you to experience various modes of academic and professional practice, developing your abilities and refining your skills in preparation for your next steps.

We have an excellent support system in place. Academic tutors will work closely with you throughout the duration of your programme, supporting your development and tracking your academic progress, to ensure that you achieve your personal best.