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    Sport (Football and Education)

    Sport (Football and Education) | Level 2 | P12358

    Study options

    How to study

    Full Time

    Start Dates

    Start Date

    September 2024

    duration

    Duration

    1 Year

    location

    Location

    Burton Town Centre Campus

    • Course overview

      This course will help you to develop your knowledge of a number of theoretical subjects, such as anatomy and physiology, nutrition, fitness and exercise. You will also develop and apply practical related skills through modules such as practical sport and sports coaching.

      Alongside the programme, you will represent the College and Burton Albion Community Trust within the EFL Trust National League. You will get the chance to train and play on Burton Albion Community Trust’s state of the art 3G pitch. 

      During your studies, you will have access to the College’s fully equipped gym, Fleet Street Fitness, as well as the opportunity to take part in activities at Shobnall Leisure Complex. You will also have the opportunity to work with surrounding schools, local clubs and our partners such as Burton Albion Community Trust and St. George’s Park.

      During the course, you will be challenged to organise a number of events, develop your teamwork skills and build your confidence to prepare you for your next steps.  

      As part of your programme, you will participate in a number of varied enrichment activities, trips and visits. Real life environment assessments are a feature within the qualification. Learners have access to our gym facilities at Fleet Street Fitness. The space is used weekly for delivery, assessment and personal fitness development.

      *Due to the competition structure, this course is only available for 16-19 year olds.

    • Fees and Costs

      Educational entitlements or fee concessions are solely based on the individual programme and nationally set eligibility criteria. To see if you qualify for fee concessions then please visit the 'what will I pay' section of our website. You may be surprised what you are entitled to!

      • Course Fees Examination & Registrations
      • 16-18 School Leaver info FREE Course fee IncludedExam & Registration fee
      • 19-23 Educational Entitlement info £144.00Course fee £31.00Exam & Registration fee
      • 19+ Part Funded info n/a Course fee n/aExam & Registration fee
      • 19+ Fully Funded info n/aCourse fee n/a Exam & Registration fee
      • 24+ Fully Funded info n/aCourse fee n/a Exam & Registration fee
      • Full Cost info n/aCourse fee n/aExam & Registration fee

      Payment methods

      • Payment in Full (Credit Card / Debit Cards / Cash) accepted
      • Employer Sponsored accepted
      • Direct Debit Instalments accepted
      • Advanced Learning Loan accepted
      • Student Finance English Loan (HE) not accepted

      For International Learners

      Email us: financialsupport@bsdc.ac.uk

      Call us: 01283 494757 or 01283 494472

      Visit us: Chat to the Financial Support Team in the Learner Hub
      Just drop-in, Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm and Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.

      Disclaimer

      Further Education Programme Only: The College reserves the right to change or amend, at any time, any of the course details including but not limited to; content, dates, times, venues, tutor, fees payable, concessions available, terms or conditions.

    • Entry requirements

      Applicants will be expected to have a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or an equivalent qualification.

      All applicants will also be required to attend and complete a successful trial with Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT).

    • What modules will I study?
      • Anatomy and Physiology
      • Fitness and Exercise
      • Football Development
      • Nutrition
      • Practical Sport
      • Sports Coaching
    • How will I be assessed?

      You will be assessed through assignment work, presentations, demonstrations and interviews.

    • What can I do next?

      fter successful completion of this course, you could go on to the Level 3 Diploma in Sport or Level 3 Working in Sport courses, or into employment within the sports and leisure industry.

    • English & Maths

      Being confident with maths and English is not only important for everyday life but it’s expected as standard in the world of work. We’re committed to ensuring our learners have the full range of skills that universities and employers are looking for. If you haven’t yet achieved grade 4 (grade C) in English and maths and are aged between 16-18 years, you will continue to study these by undertaking a GCSE re-sit programme or appropriate stepping stone qualifications in addition to your vocational learning programme.

    • Uniform

      As part of your course, you will be required to purchase an industry related uniform and/or kit. Please find details of industry related uniforms in the Student Life section of the website.

      If you live independently and are in receipt of certain means tested benefits in your own right or live in a low-income household, you may be eligible for one of our grants. To see a full detail of financial support and eligibility criteria, including financial support application forms please visit the financial support section of our website. Alternatively, please drop in to the Learner Services Hub to see the Financial Co-ordinator, who will be able to talk you through what financial support is available to help with purchasing the kit or uniform for your course. For more information on Financial Support, please contact our Financial Support Team on 01283 494757 or email financialsupport@bsdc.ac.uk.

    • Work Experience

      We believe that the best way to get a real sense of your chosen industry is to try it out for yourself! That’s why all of our full time study programme courses include relevant industry work experience. It shows future employers you’ve got what it takes and are motivated to succeed. Not only does it look good on your CV, but it’s an opportunity to build up your confidence and industry contacts. Our Employment Hub works with over 500 local employers to ensure all students on full time study programmes have a high quality and meaningful work placement. So not only do you gain valuable work experience, it helps you decide on your future options, from choosing the right university course to finding the right employer. Work experience is a chance to you to spend time on an employer’s premises, observing the workplace, undertaking tasks (under supervision) alongside team members and learning the skills and behaviours needed at work. It’s designed to bridge the gap between your education and the world of work. It can help you to become aware of jobs you have not previously thought of, inform your career choices, develop your skills and help you gain the attitudes and behaviours expected at work. For more information on Work Experience, please contact our Employment Hub on 01283 494599 or email employmenthub@bsdc.ac.uk.

    • DBS – Disclosure and Barring Service

      Due to the nature of this programme, it is assumed individuals will come into contact with children or vulnerable adults during their studies and within future employment. You will therefore be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check, known as a DBS. The DBS check will be completed during your programme enrolment and conducted under the strictest confidence. If the check comes back disclosing that criminal offences have been committed, the College will carry out a risk assessment to determine whether the offence disclosed may cause problems for you accessing the course and progressing into future employment. If this is the case, you will be advised about the implications and always offered advice and guidance. Not all offences are a risk, so the return of a DBS check may not impact on your choice. All DBS information is confidential and only those who need to know will be given the information.

    Apply now!
    Natalie Eley, BTEC Level 3 Sport

    “I am now undertaking a four year soccer scholarship in the USA and recently won awards for player of the year! The football development programme got me where I am today!”

    Natalie Eley, BTEC Level 3 Sport
    Aisha Lehmann-Lund, Level 3 Sports Science, Physiotherapist

    “After my work placement in a gym, I was offered a job to train as a Fitness Instructor alongside my studies.”

    Aisha Lehmann-Lund, Level 3 Sports Science, Physiotherapist

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