Who is the course for?
The Academy focuses on community, grassroots and competitive football, while gaining valuable work experience and a full Level 3 Diploma in Sport. It will provide a route into football, developing practical ability, coaching skills and improve grassroots football which will benefit the local community. It can also lead to University, Fitness Instructing, Sports Development, Gym Instructing, Events Management and much more.
Do I need any formal qualifications?
The requirements are 4 A-C G.C.S.E grades
We would like our learners to be passionate about sport, particularly football. We do offer our Football Academy course at Level 2 (Level 2 Diploma in Sport) for learners who do not meet the requirements for Level 3.
What will I study on the course?
They study 12-13 units over two years, studying the following units:
Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
The Physiology of Fitness
Assessing Risk in Sport
Fitness Training and Programming
Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
Work Experience in Sport
Practical Team Sports
Instructing Physical Activity
Organising a Sports Event