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Kidderminster Harriers Football Academy First Extended Certificate Level 2 (Male & Female)

Our Football Academy is run in association with Kidderminster Harriers Football Club and combines the opportunity to develop your football skills and achieve a recognised sports qualification. You will study in refurbished classrooms at Stourbridge College’s Centre of Sporting Excellence, Brintons Field in Kidderminster and will train four times a week within the same facilities as Kidderminster Harriers First Team as well as competing in a number of leagues including the Conference Youth League, the Midweek Floodlit League and English Colleges Football League. To study at the Football Academy you will need to apply online and you will also need to take part in football trials as part of your application process.

Course Info

Level
Level 2 - Intermediate
Subject Area
Sport & Exercise Sciences
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Location
Centre of Sporting Excellence
Next Start Date
02/09/2019
Course Length
35 weeks

Entry Requirements

You will need 4 GCSEs at grade D/3, or 1-2 GCSEs at grade C/4, or a Level 1 sport qualification with Merit grade. Please note that the offer of a place on the Academy course is also subject to you successfully completing a football trial. You will be sent further details about how to register via the college website for the trials following receipt of your application and interview.

Delivery and Assessment

You will be assessed through coursework that will involve presentations, posters, reports and training plans. Two units are assessed externally by the exam board through an online test, don’t worry we will prepare you for the test through the use of mock tests and revision classes.

Progression

Students will need to have successfully completed and passed all of the units on the Extended Certificate to progress on to the Level 3 Extended Certificate or Foundation Diploma or alternatively seek employment within the sport and leisure industry.

Career Opportunities

  • Footballers
  • Sports Coaches
  • PE Teachers