Course Details: BTEC National in Sport Course Length: 1 Year
Level: Level 2
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 D or above or other Level 1 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
Units Covered Year 1
U1 Fitness Testing and Training
U2 Practical Sport
U4 Anatomy and Physiology for Sports
U5 Injury in Sports
U8 Technical skills & Tactical Awareness for Sport
U9 Psychology for Sports Performance
U12 Lifestyle & Sports Performance
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 do the 2nd year by taking the BTEC Diploma in Sport Level 3 or to university courses or employment in the sports and leisure industries.