Level 3 Certificate in Sports Development

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By Endorsed by 'NCFE'
Guided Learning Hour 05 Guided Learning Hours (05)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 10 Number of Modules 10
Assessment Included Assessment Included
Self-study Online
4.8( 4 REVIEWS )

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What Will I Learn?

Build a successful career in sports and active leisure industry
Develop impeccable coaching and sports development skills
Learn about nutrition and optimum physical performance
Learn about different sporting injuries and how to deal with them
Learn functional sports massage
Plan and organise sports events in organisations
Start freelance practice as a sports development coach
Boost your income through skill-building


Are you ready for a spectacular career in the sports and leisure industry? 

Sports coaching and training is a rewarding career. Sports development and coaching require extensive team building and vocational skills to thrive. The main goal of this Ofqual regulated and NCFE endorsed Level 3 Certificate in Sports Development course is to understand different roles, techniques, and skills involved in successful sports coaching. This course will teach you the importance of effective nutrition and skills to train a wide variety of teams.

Sports coaching will provide you with several opportunities for recreation and physical fitness. You will develop a variety of coaching styles and explore your potential as an effective sports development coach. The accredited certification will equip you with the knowledge of sports-related injuries, nutrition, physical power, functional sports massage, applied coaching skills, and the health and wellbeing of sports professionals. You will,

  • Enhance sports development skills
  • Develop coaching skills
  • Secure self-employment opportunities as a savvy coach
  • Learn about sports injuries to help a variety of athletes

Why choose Global Edulink?

Global Edulink is a leading online education provider for several accredited bodies and provides the learners an opportunity to take this exclusive course endorsed by NCFE. At Global Edulink, we give our fullest attention to the learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information to become successful in Sports Development.

The benefits of studying the course with us! 

  • Endorsed and quality reviewed by NCFE
  • Follows NCFE approved coursework
  • High-quality study material
  • Unlimited tutor support
  • Flexible payment methods and no hidden costs
  • 24-hour online support
  • Eligibility for the TOTUM discount card
  • Easy-to-use learners portal online
  • Flexible 100 percent learning opportunity to suit your time
  • Endless career-enhancement opportunities for supply chain professionals

Global Edulink brings together years of experience to offer a range of courses that are designed to help you succeed. With multiple awards and accolades under our name, we have gone from strength to strength over the years. We are your trusted partner in the UK online education industry with plenty of ‘excellent’ ratings on Trust Pilot and thousands of successful students.

  • Awarding body
  • Who is this qualification for?
  • Prerequisites to take this course
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Career progression

In 2020, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools, and training organisations chose NCFE as the awarding organisation to help them move their careers forward.

NCFE is an educational charity and leader in vocational and technical learning. It is the third-largest professional qualification awarding body in the United Kingdom. NCFE attempts to keep up with the constant changes in the industry and provide more sustainable solutions for the voids in technical education and practical courses that can facilitate professionals to be more fortified with skills and knowledge.

  • Sports development professionals
  • Physical fitness trainers
  • Football coaches
  • Professional massage therapists
  • Fitness enthusiasts
  • Secure your seat if you are above 19 years and want to start a career early in this challenging industry
  • Relevant Level 2 qualifications in the same subject area are recommended

All students are required to complete an assignment in order to successfully complete the Level 3 Certificate in Sports Development.

Once the course and the exam are successfully completed, the learners are awarded the in-demand Level 3 Certificate in Sports Development.

Sports Coaching Level 3 certification can go a long way for you to build great teams by helping to recruit players, develop games strategies and demonstrate organisation skills. You can join several sports organisations across the globe as a certified sports development coach and get the best out of people under your supervision. You can join a sports club or school to show your unique skills. You can work as a freelance fitness and sports development instructor to earn a handsome income.

According to Reed.co.uk, the average salary of a sports coach in the UK is GBP 23,461 (depending on the organisation you join).

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

1. Sports Development
1.1 Sports Development
1.2 Introduction
1.3 The Influence of Social Institutions on the Development of Sport
1.4 Functions of Sport
1.5 The Sports Development Process
1.6 Planning in Sport
1.7 Planning For Sports Development
1.8 How to Gather the Information
2. The Law as it Applies to Sport
2.1 The Law as it Applies to Sport
2.2 Introduction
2.3 The Making of Law
2.4 The Constitution
2.5 South Africa and the Rule of Law
2.6 South Africa’s Bill of Rights
2.7 Sport and the Law
3. Legislation and Sport Clubs
3.1 Legislation and Sport Clubs
3.2 Introduction
3.3 What is a Sport Club?
3.4 The Constitution of a Sport Club
4. Sports Injuries and the Law
4.1 Sports Injuries and the Law
4.2 Introduction
4.3 Criminal Law
4.4 Elements of Criminal law and Sport
5. Disciplinary Proceedings in Sport
5.1 Disciplinary Proceedings in Sport
5.2 Introduction
5.3 Disciplinary Code
5.4 Procedural Fairness
6. Sports Contracts
6.1 Sports Contracts
6.2 Introduction
6.3 What is a Contract?
6.4 Requirements for a Valid Contract
6.5 Offer and Acceptance
6.6 Formation of the Contract
6.7 Breach of Contract
6.8 Termination of Contracts
7. Sport and the Law of Employment
7.1 Sport and the Law of Employment
7.2 Introduction
7.3 Types of Legislation Relevant to Employment
7.4 Employment Equity Act (EEA)
7.5 Statutory Body – CCMA
7.6 Types of Working Relationships
7.7 Employment
7.8 The Contract of Employment
7.9 Unfair Conduct on the Part of the Employer
8. Sponsorships
8.1 Sponsorships
8.2 Introduction
8.3 Sponsorship vs Advertising
8.4 How to Obtain a Sponsorship
9. Sports Marketing and Market Segmentation
9.1 Sports Marketing and Market Segmentation
9.2 Introduction
9.3 What is Sports Marketing?
9.4 The Sports Marketing Environment
9.5 Market Segmentation
10. The Marketing Mix
10.1 The Marketing Mix
10.2 Introduction
10.3 The Sport Product
10.4 The Product Life Cycle
10.5 Price
10.6 Prices Setting Process
10.7 Promotion
10.8 Place (Distribution)
Assignment Brief
Assignment Brief – Level 3 Certificate in Sports Development
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Students feedback


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    P A

    Philip Armstrong

    February 13, 2022

    I recommend this course highly to anyone aiming to boost Sports Coaching skills.

    D A

    Darius Allen

    January 04, 2022
    Knowledge and practical skills

    This course is a great mix of Sports coaching techniques and handling people effectively.

    V B

    Vic Bennett

    October 20, 2021
    Certainly Helped me

    The course raised my confidence with every module.

    A H

    Aaryan Hughes

    September 25, 2021
    Full of fun

    I enjoyed taking this course from Global Edulink! A great learning experience.

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