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Football Academy (Boys’ and Girls’) Level 3

Course title: Football Academy (Boys’ and Girls’) Level 3 Course level: Level 3
Qualification: BTEC Extended Diploma Awarding body: Pearson Education Ltd.
UCAS code: Not applicable Academic year: 2019 - 2020
Course delivery: Full-time Course length: Two years
Venue: Broad Oak Centre

Overview

This is a two year full-time course giving boys and girls aged 16-19 the opportunity to gain a vocational

qualification whilst developing their football skills. You will be assigned an individualised timetable that will include the appropriate course of choice with at least six hours a week of coaching from UEFA A and B coaches as well as personalised training and nutrition programmes being available.

There will also be an opportunity to play in the Elite British Colleges League and trial for regional and national squads.

Entry requirements

To study on the BTEC Level 3 you are required to have five GCSEs at grades 4 or above including English and maths, as well as a college interview and football trial.

Applicants who have not achieved at least a grade C/4 in English and maths will continue to study these subjects alongside their chosen college course.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in a varied and creative manner. Throughout the year you will develop your report writing, presentation and practical skills through a range of tasks and assessments.

Progression and employment

This course holds UCAS points and a large number of our student’s progress into university both in the UK and in the USA on a scholarship. This course will allow you to study a range of Sports Degrees including Sports Science, Sports Coaching and Sports Rehabilitation. Many of our students also go on to fulfil careers in sport such as the fitness industry and professional clubs.

How much will the course cost me?

This course is free of charge for 16 – 18 year olds. There may be an additional cost for trips and equipment but this will be disclosed prior to starting your course.

How do I apply?

You can apply online (see apply now button), call 01254 354354 or pop into our College to collect an application form.

Additional and key information

The course will include pre-season training and an opportunity to play teams from outside the UK via a warm weather training camp or tournament tour. You will also receive a full Nike training kit (contribution required) and regularly use our brand new PlayerTek GPS system.

Applicants who have not achieved at least a grade C/4 in English and maths will continue to study these subjects alongside their chosen college course.

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