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Sport (Optional Entry to Football Academy) — BTEC Level 2

Course information

Content - This qualification is our Level 2 Cambridge Technicals in Sport and Physical Activity qualification. This will allow students to achieve their potential and progress to the next stage of their lives, whether it be further study via a Level 3 Tech Level, an apprenticeship, or straight into employment. This qualification involves mandatory Work Experience.
Designed in collaboration with experts spanning the breadth of the sector, the Cambridge Technicals in Sport and Physical Activity will provide your students with the skills required when starting out in their chosen career.
For this pathway, we have worked with Sports Coach UK to incorporate Level 1 and Level 2 UKCC standards into the units and pathway to ensure that your students are skilled in supporting a lead coach to deliver sports coaching activities and sessions. This pathway will allow your students to gain employment as an Assistant Coach.


Diploma Award in Level 2 Sport

This course leads to...

This qualification can lead to employment, assisting experienced sports coaches, further study in education (Sport or other related sectors).
This course has suitable to progression to:
• Level 3 Extended Diploma
• Other relevant Level 3 courses

Entry Requirements

GCSE English and Maths required. GCSE in Physical Education preferred but not essential. A passion for Sport is preferred.

Why study with us?

Why Liv Coll
As a student at the City of Liverpool College you will benefit from an aspirational educational experience, passionate motivational teachers who are subject experts and receive full tutor support.
As part of your college course you will be involved in Work experience, enrichment activities and have sessions with lead industry guest speakers.
Your tutors will work closely with the progress support team to ensure you have every opportunity to reach your full potential.
You will be stretched and challenged to develop the lasted industry professional skills so you stand out from the crowd when applying for employment.
All of this from City Centre based sites.

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Further Information...

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You can contact us online via or call us at any point on 0151 252 3000 with any queries you may have – we’re here to help.


Course ID: 163722

Course Year: 21/22

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 already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £18,135 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for21/22 is 1441.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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