Burnley FC Shadow Youth Team Level 2
Type: Vocational
Entry Requirements: You should be aiming for at least 3 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above including English Language and/or Mathematics OR a relevant Level 1 Diploma and GCSE English Language and/or Mathematics at Grade 3 or above. If you don’t quite achieve the entry criteria though don’t worry, we can discuss your options.
Start Date: Sep 2023
Course Overview

The Burnley FC Shadow Youth Team programme is a unique and individualised programme for Level 2 students, which will support you in developing the key personal, technical and professional skills you need in order to get ahead, whether you want to progress to Level 3 or employment in your chosen sector.

What will I learn?

• This programme is made up of subject specific practical skills including First Aid training, coaching and fitness training and fitness testing.
• You will also develop key employability skills including commitment, resilience, initiative, confidence, and professionalism.

How will the course be assessed?

• You will be assessed via internal and external assessments.
• Our Burnley Shadow Youth Team will also have access to the training facilities at Burnley FC.
• Sport students will have access to state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, including sports hall, kit and 3G pitch.
• You will also study in modern classrooms with interactive learning technology and will have access to up-to-date resources.
• Students will have access to high end computer suites and various programmes and software to aid their studies.
• Students will have access to our newly developed functional fitness gym.

Materials and other information

• We are 4 times national champions! Twice winning both the national football championships event and the English Schools FA Cup.
• All BFC Shadow Youth Team and Sport and Exercise Science students have the opportunity to complete the recognised Level 1 FA Coaching qualification at the end of their first year!
• Sport, Training and Match kits are free of charge*. (subject to availability)
• We support the Blackburn Rovers FC and Accrington Stanley FC Scholars Programmes.

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Apply online or download an application form to become part of Nelson and Colne College.

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