Sport — Level 3 Foundation Diploma

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Course information

Manchester City and England footballer Nikita Parris has teamed up with Puma to create the NP17 Academy at The City of Liverpool College.
The NP17 Academy provides female footballers with the opportunity to study a Level 3 Sports qualification and play competitive football in an academy. Nikita is a past student of The City of Liverpool College and wants to provide players in Liverpool with the same opportunity that she had while gaining a qualification!
What the players can expect:
- Performance analysis
- Strength and conditioning sessions
- Links with professional football clubs
- Experienced UEFA qualified coaches
- Gain a Level 3 Sport qualification
- Play against professional academy matches
- Sports Therapy Clinic
- Excellent playing and training facilities
- GPS heart rate tracking equipment
- Sports Science fitness monitoring
- Technical/tactical coaching sessions
- Puma training kit
- Opportunity for HE pathway to gain a degree in Sport at The City of Liverpool College


Level 3 OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma in Sport

This course leads to...

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

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

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

Entry Requirements

• You must be aged 16-18.

• 5 GCSEs at C or above to include English, Maths, Science or alternatively at least a Merit in a BTEC or equivalent

• Additionally you should have a Level 2 qualification in English and at least a Level 1 qualification in Maths.

• All applicants will need to complete a satisfactory initial assessment and interview.

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Further Information...

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Course ID: 158152

Course Year: 19/20

Course Duration: 1 Year


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent), you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

24 years old or over or 19-23 and have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) at the start of the course? Fees are payable, but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

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