Level 2 Burnley FC Shadow Youth Team
Type: Vocational
Entry Requirements: Vocational Entry Requirements 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including either Mathematics or English, or a Level 1 equivalent in this area and GCSE Mathematics or English at grade 3 or above. Plus a successful trial.
Start Date: September 2021
Length: 1 Year
Course Overview

This course is part of our new Transitions programme – a unique and individualised programme for Level 2 students. The course will support you in developing the key personal,technical and professional skills you need in order to get ahead, whether you want to progress to Level 3 or employment in your chosen sector.

To download and view our Burnley FC Shadow Youth Team booklet, click here.

What will I learn?

This programme is made up of subject specific practical skills including First Aid training, coaching and fitness training and fitness testing. You will also develop key employability skills including commitment, resilience, initiative, confidence, and professionalism. Areas of study may include Leadership, Safe Working Practices and Communication with Children and Different Audiences. After completing this course, you will have the necessary skills to progress onto a Level 3 Sport qualification or an Apprenticeship.

There will be lots of opportunities for trips, visits, guest speakers, mentoring and work experience. This is an exciting programme, designed to help you get ready for your next steps.


How will the course be assessed?

The units are assessed using a variety of different methods  including written assignments, PowerPoint presentations, group work, practical assessments and competency based assessments.


Materials and other information

There are a range of recommended reading materials for this programme. Students are provided with a sports kit, polo tops and hooded sweatshirts. The remaining attire is general sportswear e.g. shorts, tracksuit bottoms, and suitable footwear, indoor and outdoor. Please note suitable footwear for the 3G pitch is either sports trainers, moulded boots or astro trainers.

Players will also receive up to 12 hours of coaching on a weekly basis.

Progression and Careers

After completing this course, you will have the necessary skills to progress onto the Level 3 Boys BFC Shadow Youth Team or Level 3 BFC Girls Shadow Youth Team course or an Apprenticeship.

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