Sport Higher Education Courses at Riverside College

You will study the Foundation Degree in Sport Coaching & PE and Top Up BA (Hons) Sports Coaching & Sports Development at Cronton Sixth Form Campus within the Centre of Sporting Excellence. After completing the higher education sports courses, you will have the opportunity to progress into a wide range of sport related careers, most commonly teaching, coaching, fitness instruction and sports development.

Foundation Degree in Sport Coaching and PE (FdSc)

Riverside College Awarded by Staffordshire University
Start Date: September
Duration: 2 years
Days/Evenings per week: 2 ½ days per week

This course will provide in depth professional theory with the opportunity to progress to employment within the Sport, Leisure and Educational industry in a wide range of roles.

Top Up BA (Hons) Sport Coaching and Sport Development

Riverside College Awarded by Staffordshire University
Start Date: September
Duration: 1 year
Days/Evenings per week: 2 ½ days per week

The aim of this 1 year course is to top up your Foundation Degree or HND Sport to a BA (Hons) and maximise your employability. It will prepare you for employment in a range of careers including PE teaching, sports development and sports coaching.

100% Pass Rate on our Sport courses, Specialist Health and Fitness Sports Laboratory, Work Experience

Meet Our Tutors:

Hannah Bolton

Programme Area Leader Sport and Foundation Degree in Sport Coaching and PE / BA (Hons) Sports Coaching and Sports Development

Riverside College Sport Tutor Hannah Bolton

I joined Cronton in 2015 and currently teach across several qualifications including the Foundation Degree and BA(Hons) in Sport and the Level 2 and Level 3 Sport.

Joe Batton

Foundation Degree and BA (Hons) Top Up Sport Tutor

Riverside College Sport Tutor Joe Batton

I joined Cronton Sixth Form in August 2019 and teach on the Foundation Degree in Sport Coaching and PE and BA (Hons) Sport Coaching and Sport Development (Top Up) alongside teaching on our BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sport where I am Course Team Leader.

Meet Our Students:

Zak Pearson

Meet our students - Zak Pearson

I decided to do the Degree in Sport after a couple of years of working in primary schools as an activity professional teaching PE. I also worked in a special working a 1:1 and a teaching assistant. I realised I wanted a career as a teacher and I needed a degree to get onto a teaching training course and complete a PGCE.

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