Course Details: BTEC Diploma in Sport Course Length: 2 Years
Level: Level 3
Who is it for?
SoccerstarFA, Peterborough Northern Star and the City College of Peterborough have successfully joined in partnership to create an exciting Football & Education Scholarship. The Academy is ideal if you are a young, talented player with the aspiration to improve your football skills for a professional or semi–professional playing career, but also recognise the importance of continuing your studies and getting a qualification.
What will I need?
4 GCSEs at grade C or above or other Level 2 qualification.
What is covered?
The Scholarship is a two–year programme which includes:
- 17 hours per week of top class football coaching from a team of UEFA–qualified coaches
- Opportunity to gain a BTEC National in Sport.
- Participate in weekly games in a national college league
- Participate in the Thurlow Nunn Youth League
- Progress to PNS FC First and Reserve Team
Football Association in Coaching Football Level 1
Units Covered Year 1
U1 Principles of Anatomy & Physiology
U2 Physiology of Fitness
U3 Assessing Risk
U5 Sports Coaching
U7 Fitness Testing
U19 Analysis of sports performance
Units covered Year 2
U4 Fitness Testing & Programming
U11 Sports Nutrition
U18 Sports Injuries
U22 Rules, Regulations & Officiating in sport
U27 Technical & Tactical Skills
U28 Athletes Lifestyle
What can this course lead to?
The Academy is expertly managed by a team of highly–qualified professionals and will provide you with visible pathways into professional and semi–professional football. You can also choose to go on to university courses or employment in the sports and leisure industries.