FSD Academy - Education

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FSD Academy value our education programme as much as the football training and competition and players will study a variety of nationally-recognised qualifications within sport, coaching and fitness managed by our education partners, SCL Education. In summary, students will spend approximately 50% of the time in education and 50% of the time training and competing.

YOUR EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMME CAN LAST FROM 1 TO 4 YEARS, DEPENDING ON YOUR PATHWAY

SUMMARY OF ALL PROGRAMMES

LEVEL 2 NCFE Diploma in Sport - 1 Year (Students commonly progress from this course to the level 3, below)

LEVEL 3 / LEVEL 3 EXTENDED Diploma in Sport - 2 Years (Start on this course, depending on your GCSE results)

ACTIVE IQ LEVEL 2 & 3 Diploma in Gym Instruction and Personal Training - 1 Year (continue with FSD, following the above course (s) or join us following A' Levels or College course taken elsewhere.

Many students love the FSD experience so much that they stay for 4 years, completing all of the above qualifications!

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

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

UCAS POINTS

Up to 280

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

FREE - 18 year olds starting the Active IQ course.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT GUIDELINE (Individual offers may vary)

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 TRAINING
FSD Academy Coaches; Owen Johnson Johnson (UEFA B) Matthew Piper (UEFA B) James Miller (UEFA B) Zak Zong Yun (L2) Kyran Taylor (Apprentice)

EDUCATION PROVIDER
SCL Education Group Qualified Tutor

COURSE START DATE
Every September

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

Additional training sites at Elizabeth Park, Thurmaston (Astro-Turf), DeMontfort University (Futsal)

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