This course will provide you with a unique opportunity to undertake high quality study programme whilst actively participating in an elite football development programme. This unique opportunity has been created through the launch of an exciting new city wide partnership that utilises the strengths of The Sheffield College, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Wednesday Football Club and Sheffield FC.
This vocational course will develop your knowledge and skills to enable you to work within the football industry or broader sport and active leisure sector. You will be supported to improve your performance levels with progression routes leading in to Sheffield Clubs ladies first team who are the highest ranked women’s team in Sheffield.
Diploma Year 1 topics may include:
For the Diploma - 4 GCSEs at A*-C grades (or acceptable alternatives) including English Language. For the Extended Diploma 5 GCSEs at A*-C grades (or acceptable alternatives) including English Language.
The BTEC course is continually assessed, there are no formal exams. Assessment methods include written assignments, presentations, observations of practical tasks, group or individual projects and practical tasks.
Successful completion of this course, good attendance and punctuality along with tutor recommendation can lead to an undergraduate degree at Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) or a foundation degree at The Sheffield College (with top up option in year 3 at SHU).
You will be expected to buy specific clothing for your course at a cost of £150.00. You will need to bring appropriate kit for indoor and outdoor activities.
You will also be expected to contribute £50.00 towards the cost of trips and any residential visits. You may be entitled to help with the cost of clothing, kit, trips and visits and anything else you need to buy for your course from the college’s Learner Support Fund.