14th Jul, 2015 | Sixth Form News
Aspiring footballers are invited to attend the final trial dates for an exciting new education programme.
Burnley FC in the Community and Nelson and Colne College have joined forces to create the Burnley Football Club Shadow Youth Team Squad for young males (currently in Year 11).
The two-year course provides an opportunity to participate in a playing strand, while completing a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma alongside practical studies. There will also be opportunities to trial, train and undertake work placements within Burnley Football Club.
Students aiming to secure a place on this course will need to be current Year 11 students and will be required to gain 5 GCSEs Grade A* to C (including 3 from Maths, English, Science and PE) or a merit grade on a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Sport.
The next trial dates are:
Players on the programme will:
Watch Sky Sport’s coverage of the innovative programme here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkcAd4v9_zc
Don’t miss out! Book onto your trial now online by visiting www.burnleyfccommunity.org/ncc
For more information contact Neil Hart on 01282 704716 or firstname.lastname@example.org