This course is perfect if you want to embark on a course that gives you access to football training with UEFA licenced coaches whilst also gaining recognised qualifications that will give you sufficient UCAS points to go to University to study a degree or foundation degree, progression to a US soccer scholarship or equip you with practical skills to enter one of the many careers that exist in the sport, leisure and/or fitness industry.
You can read more about the Ladies Football Education Academy here.
You’ll learn about the broad spectrum of the sports industry and take part in different sports but the majority of the knowledge and theory will be applied to the workings of the football industry.
You’re course will be based at the college's Basford centre. You will train a minimum of 3 days a week and play in AoC fixtures in addition to your course. Many current players have made the swift transition to the Forest Ladies senior teams.
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Start: 4th September 2019
Course code: C021462 / Q021463
Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Diploma in Sport
You’ll need 5 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 (A*-C), including English Language and Maths – both of these must be grade 9-4 (A*-C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths. You can also gain a place by having a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and maths GCSE grades 9-4 (A*-C).
You will be assessed throughout the course including; practical tasks, fitness tasks and projects. You will also be asked to support these tasks with a record of evidence.
Choose to follow with a Higher Education course such as the Foundation Degree in Sport Coaching at Nottingham College or you could seek employment within a wide range of roles in the sport industry.
Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!
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