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Sport (Optional Entry to Football Academy)

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

This full Level 3 course is for people aged 16-18 interested in pursuing a career in the Sport and Recreation Industry. If you are a talented footballer and are interested in being invited to attend trials for the Football Academy,you will have the option to apply for our successful Football Academy.

The units include:

• The Sports Industry

• Sports and Society

• Principles of Sport Coaching

• Sports in the U.K

• Learning and Developing Sport Skills

• Anatomy and Physiology for Sport and Exercise

• Injury in Sport, Sport and Disability

• Nutrition for Sport and Exercise

• Sports Development

• Career Planning

• Health & Safety

Those studying the Extended Diploma will take additional modules:

• Training and Fitness

• Sport and Exercise Psychology

• Advanced Sports Leadership

• Exercise Prescription

• Technology in Sport

• Sports as a business

The course will also include tutorials. The Diplomas are achieved through continual assessment of the units which are graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction.

Practical sessions will take place at the Learning Exchange and in specialist centres throughout the city, such as the FA headquarters and visits to universities around the country.

If you are aged over 24, this course is 24+ Learning Loan eligible which can fully cover the course fee. For the academic year 15/16 this course costs £7,395 and is subject to change depending on your age and the academic year.

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

Study Programmes

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

What the course leads to

• Higher Education Degrees: Sports Studies, Sports Science, Sports Development, Physical Education Teaching, on completion of the Diploma.

• Employment in the Sport / Leisure Industry and uniformed services.

• Careers in Sports Coaching, PE Teaching, Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy, Sports Development, Sports Nutrition, Sports Psychologist, Sports and the Media and Sports Science.

Qualification(s)

Entry Requirements

When the course runs

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

Here I get treated like an adult. The teachers are great because they really know how to do their job. I also love the enrichment side of College, it's an opportunity to get involved, to be part of a team!

Hamza Ibrahim - COLC Sports Student

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

The College has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of course details given on fact sheets, in the prospectus and on the web site. However, the College reserves the right to make changes to provision and to discontinue courses when necessary. Please note that the College cannot accept any liability for inaccuracies or omissions which arise due to such changes.

Course Bundle Lookup

Course bundles are designed for 16 - 18 year olds only.

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