NCFE Level Three Extended Diploma in Sport & Physical Activity (Sports Coaching) with Football

Gain a college level qualification at the home of the Iron, with lessons and tutorials delivered at the Sands Venue Stadium (Glanford Park) in association with North Lindsey College, the EFL Trust and the club’s Academy.

An Overview…

Over the course of the two-years, the scholars will study for a NCFE Level Three Extended Diploma in Sport & Physical Activity (Sports Coaching) with Football (worth up to three A-Levels), while also representing the club in a 11-a-side league schedule.

The course also provides you with an opportunity to work towards a potential professional contract, with a new link to the club’s academy, who work with 16-18-year-olds who are also working towards a deal with the first team.

PLEASE NOTE: The following video below is yet to be updated, but you can view it to get an idea of what the course is like – just replace the Futsal with Football.

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The Course…

Progression in the industry...

The qualification is designed for learners who want to go on to higher level studies, and is suitable for use within a Study Programme. It will give learners skills, knowledge and an understanding of the sport and physical activity sector.

Content...

• Equivalent to 3 A-Levels
• 15 hours of education per week
• Up to 10 hours of football per week
• 19 units relating to physical education, ranging from anatomy and physiology to sport as a business
• Primarily assessed through weekly coursework with some practical assessments
• Training sessions led by UEFA qualified coaches
• Participate in National Citizen Service (NCS)

Prerequisites to apply...

• A minimum of 5 A*-C grades at GCSE, including English and Maths
• An interest towards playing regular football

More information…

Our bespoke NCFE Level Three Extended Diploma in Sport & Physical Activity (Sports Coaching) with Football is a two-year course suitable for post-16 students of all playing abilities who have a keen interest in developing an insight into the practicalities within the sport industry.

Based at the Sands Venue Stadium (Glanford Park) and North Lindsey College, students will study in purpose-built classrooms and facilities, creating a perfect learning environment to thrive within. Alongside academic studies, where 19 sports related units will be covered, students will train and play on a weekly basis, representing Scunthorpe United Football Club against other professional clubs in competitive fixtures in our esteemed Football teams. 

Extra-curricular activities are also embedded within the Level 3 course, with National Citizen Service (NCS) being a prime example. NCS will be undertaken in the first year of the course and will assist students in developing friendships amongst peers, enhancing social and personal skills, while giving them the chance to conduct purposeful work in the local community.

The SUFC Trust are extremely committed to enhancing students’ employability skills, which is why student who enrol on to this course have access to valuable work experience in community or academy projects. This opportunity allows students to enhance their delivery and CV accordingly, which can assist them in getting a head start in their career path.

NCFE Level Three Extended Diploma in Sport & Physical Activity (Sports Coaching) with Football
NCFE Level Three Extended Diploma in Sport & Physical Activity (Sports Coaching) with Football
NCFE Level Three Extended Diploma in Sport & Physical Activity (Sports Coaching) with Football
NCFE Level Three Extended Diploma in Sport & Physical Activity (Sports Coaching) with Football

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