Boldmere St. Michaels FC Football Academy
Academic Pathway: Level 3 Extended Certificate in Sport (equivalent of 1 A Level in Year 1)
Boldmere St. Michaels Football Club is one of the most established and historic Semi-Professional Football Clubs in the North Birmingham area. It has a coveted history within youth football with many players moving through the football non-league and league tiers.
Following its success in the Midland Floodlit Youth League, Boldmere St. Michaels FC Football Academy has been developed as a joint partnership between BMet and the Football Club. It utilises the excellent Church Road playing facilities as well as the Classrooms and Sports Facilities at Sutton Coldfield College. The bespoke programme has ensured that the Footballer Scholar has all the facilities and equipment to excel on both the academic and football pathways.
All scholars on the Boldmere St. Michaels FC Football Academy will enrol on a Programme of Study which is aligned to their Qualifications on Entry. Scholars will have 10-14 hours of Football Specific Training and Match play combined with Tutorial, Purposeful Work Experience, Maths* or English* (Subject to QoE) alongside their selected Academic Pathway.
This course develops skills and knowledge by studying a wide range of topics. These will enable the learner to understand key elements and components within the Sport Industry. On this programme, you can develop your knowledge using examples from specifically the Football Industry but generally across the Sports Industry. Units that you will study may include:
– Physiology of fitness
– Sport Psychology
– Fitness Testing
– Fitness Training
– Assessing Risks
– Sports Legacy
– Technical and Tactical Demands of Sport
– Practical Sport
– Sports Coaching
– Rules and Regulations in Sport