FSD Academy - BTEC Diploma - Sport

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Alongside your chosen training and competition pathway (football/futsal, health & fitness, combined or mixed martial arts), you will study a variety of nationally-recognised qualifications within sport, coaching and fitness managed by SCL.

Depending upon your GCSE results you may be offered a Level 2, Level 3, or Level 3 (Extended) course. Level 2 can be completed in one year. Level 3 is a two year course (level 3 extended can be completed within the 2 years, or with an extra third year, depending on progress). If you start with the Level 2 course, you can progress onto the Level 3 course on successful completion.

Where required students will study Maths and English GCSE or Functional Skills, alongside the Diploma.

SCL Education Group is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of education through sport.

  •     Government approved post-16 private education provider
  •     Experts in the field of sport and education delivery with over 15 years' experience
  •     Nationally recognised for high quality advice and guidance
  •     Programmes delivered in real sports environments
  •     Proven progression routes


Up to 280

FREE for 16-18 year olds - There will be a subsidised cost for purchasing training kit


Level 2: 4 GCSE's grade 1-9, including Maths and English.
Level 3: 4 GCSE's 4-9, preferably one Maths or English.

Level 3 (ext): 5 GCSE's 4-9, including Maths and English.

Where required students will study Maths and English GCSE or Functional Skills alongside the course.

Football and Sports Diploma Academ Coaches; Owen Johnson and Matthew Piper

SCL Education Group Qualified Tutor

September 2020

All football training and education provided at same site; Highfield Rangers Football Club Leicester LE4 7PZ

Access to University, Apprenticeships, play professional and semi-professional football,  Football coaching, Sport, Leisure and Fitness jobs.

Visit SCL Education website > http://wearescl.co.uk/football-diploma