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Outline

You will study a wide variety of topics including sports coaching, analysis of sports performance, anatomy and physiology, sports massage, and sports leadership to ensure you have the knowledge and skills to progress in this competitive industry. 

Assessment:

  • Written assessments
  • Practical and skills assessments
  • Practical delivery of coaching sessions
  • Presentations to staff and students

Progression

During your time with us, you will develop academically, as well as socially and emotionally, with the view of preparing you for employment or Higher Education. The course can lead to possible careers in coaching, personal training, leisure centre management, sports tutoring, the armed forces, or sports event management. Our footballing pathways allow our talented players to progress into semi-professional football with local clubs. You may decide to progress onto Higher Education with us on our Level 4 HNC/D in Sport and Exercise Science. 

Entry Requirements

Level 3 Vocational Courses: Students are required to have achieved a minimum of five grade 4s at GCSE, which must include a grade 4 in either English or Maths. For our elite programmes additional assessment evenings may be required. Additional Information: For Level 3 Vocational Courses, we will consider 1 Vocational qualification in place of a GCSE as long as a grade 4 is achieved in English.

Fees

Don’t let the cost of studying put you off – most of our students study for FREE, and those who don’t qualify for funding are very often eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan.

Eligibility depends on both the course you have chosen to study and your individual circumstances.

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Academic Yr

24/25

Name

(Football Academy) Sport Diploma Level 3

Available At

Eccles Sixth Form College

Start Date

10/09/2024

Fee

£0

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