What is the Football Performance Programme all about?
This course is open to both male and female students; the course will give opportunities in the football industry through playing opportunities either professional or semi professional and football coaching.
The course combines practical football training, including the Level 1 and Level 2 FA coaching qualifications, whilst allowing the student to follow a full academic programme at the appropriate level, (A Levels, BTEC Nationals, BTEC Firsts, L3 Diploma). The course is aimed at players that have aspiration to further their playing career, improve their ability and develop a better understanding of the game. There is an extensive coach education programme that will allow the individual also to develop and qualify as an FA Coach. The course further encourages candidates that have had experience at professional clubs during their teenage years and/or need further development to reach their true potential.
• Six football coaching sessions per week
• Weekly competitive football
• NVQ Level 2 in Coaching, Teaching and Instructing through Football
• FA Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Football
• FA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football
• Child Protection course
• Emergency First Aid course
Is this course for me?
Trials to enter the programme will start in February 2011, in order to assess your football ability and potential. Pupils who excel on the programme will have the commitment and desire to achieve, seeking to combine both their academic studies with a continued passion and hard work to develop their football.
What will this lead to?
Upon achieving your qualifications there will be opportunities for higher education at Universities or Scholarships at Universities overseas (ie USA). This will support your potential future development acquiring work in the sports industry through either professional football, football coaching, sports science, sports management or any other sports related employment.
Nas Bashir Pro Licence Coach (15 years Professional experience) Director of Course
Geoff Warner A Licence Coach (20 years professional experience) Head Coach
Tristan Lewis A Licence (10 years professional experience) Assistant Coach