Foundation Degree

Are you passionate about a career in the football industry? If so, come and study with Blackpool FC Community Trust in 2018/19. 

Blackpool FC Community Trust’s two-year Foundation Degree programme is a course designed for individuals wanting to attain a university qualification and are passionate about pursuing a career in the Sport, Leisure and football industry.

Students develop the necessary skills, qualities and characteristics that are required to work within professional football club community departments or national governing bodies.

Delivered in partnership with the University of South Wales, all lectures, seminars and tutorials are delivered in a supportive and inspirational club environment via online material.

Alongside the academic element of the course, students will complete up to 200 hours of voluntary coaching within the community, alongside the Community Trust and academy staff, allowing the students to embed and develop the coaching techniques learnt within lectures.

Through the Trust’s partnership with the University of South Wales, all students will be enrolled as a student at the university. Students will be able to access the university’s online library, blackboard and learning materials, providing them with the best possible learning platform to excel within.

Course Summary 

Academic Qualification 

Foundation Degree in Community Football Coaching and Development

Content 

  • FA Level 2 Award in Coaching Football
  • Community football development
  • Principles of coaching
  • Teach you aspects of children’s and youth coaching, football coaching, football development, social inclusion and sports management skills

 

Start Date

September 2018

Prerequisites to Apply

  • BTEC Level 3 – MPP. A Level – DD
  • Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Three A*-C grades at GCSE, including English and Maths

For further information on the course please contact Mark Whalley via email at mark.whalley@bfcct.co.uk or via phone on 01253 348691 or click on the following link – http://courses.southwales.ac.uk/courses/1035-foundation-degree-community-football-coaching-and-development