Sport (Football Academy) BTEC Level 3

The Shipley College – Guiseley AFC Football Academy offers talented young footballers high quality football development with continued academic study. This course is perfect if you want to progress in football, either playing or coaching. There are daily sessions to practice and develop your skills in practical & theoretical coaching and training techniques. You will have the opportunity to play in the Conference Youth Alliance or English Colleges FA leagues. In College, you focus on developing your knowledge and understanding of leadership and coaching skills to enhance your sporting abilities. Modules include: training & fitness, nutrition for sport, fitness testing, principles of sports coaching, work experience, business in sport, sports psychology and sports development. You will be required to buy recommended College sportswear as well as a football kit, boots and trainers. You are expected to make a contribution to the cost of organised tours or visits relating to the course.

Subject Sport
Level Level 3 (Full-time)
Study Type Full Time
Course Code 4029
Cost £ FREE
Start Date 06-Sep-2021
Start Time Various
End Date 30-Jun-2023
End Time Various
Day Various
Duration 1 Year
Venue Shipley College
Start Date Start Time End Date End Time Day Duration Venue
06-Sep-2021 Various 30-Jun-2023 Various Various 1 Year Shipley College
• 4 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English & maths. If you do not have grade 4 (C) or above in both subjects, the minimum for the other subject is grade 3 (D). or A full Level 2 at Pass grade or above with maths and English grades equivalent to those stated above. Students with grade 3 (D) in either English or maths will be expected to re-take that subject in Year 1. • All applicants will have to attend a football trial and be recommended by Guiseley AFC Head Youth Coach.
This course can lead to employment in areas such as sports coaching/training and sports development, further studies at university or the opportunity to play for professional/semi-professional clubs.

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