FSD Academy - Education

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Alongside their chosen training and competition pathway (football, sports or combined), players will study a variety of nationally-recognised qualifications within sport, coaching and fitness managed by SCL.

1 - 4 YEAR EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES, ALONGSIDE ADVANCED & ELITE FOOTBALL / SPORTS DEVELOPMENT

MOST POPULAR! 3 Year Programme

Our BTEC/NCFE Diploma in Sport can be taken at Level 2, Level 3 and Level 3 Extended. Where students start at Level 2 we recommend a 3 year programme to include Level 2 and Level 3 / Level 3 Extended. Students will also benefit from advanced football and life skills development over a 3 year period.

All of our qualifications are based on course work / practical assessment with no exams.

SUMMARY OF ALL PROGRAMMES

LEVEL 2 NCFE Diploma in Sport - 1 Year

LEVEL 3 / LEVEL 3 EXTENDED Diploma in Sport - 2 Years

ACTIVE IQ LEVEL 2 & 3 Diploma in Gym Instruction and Personal Training - 1 Year

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

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

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
Football and Sports Diploma Academy Coaches; Owen Johnson and Matthew Piper Women's Coach: Kyron Stabana

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.