Education & Qualifications

Scholarships / Education & Qualifications

As a Futsal and Education Scholar with one of our professional club partners, your academic progression is taken as seriously as your sporting development.

Futsal Scholars should expect to study a Level 3 programme based on the GCSE results they have gained.

Level 3 Scholarships

Entry requirements: 4 GCSE’s or equivalent at C grade or above, preferably including English & Maths
Length of programme: 2 Years

Exit routes:

  • Further study at University
  • Employment in the sports and active leisure sector, such as futsal referee, futsal arena staff, etc
  • Professional club community coach
  • Professional futsal player

What you will study

  • Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma in Sport – worth up to 3 A Levels, and allows entrance to University
  • The beginners guide to coaching futsal
  • L1 Futsal Coach – if applicable
  • L1 Futsal referee

The Academic qualification of the BTEC National Extended Diploma is made up of a series of units. You will cover:

Year 1:

  • Principles of Anatomy & Physiology
  • The Physiology of Fitness
  • Assessing Risk in Sport
  • Fitness Testing for Sport & Exercise
  • Fitness Training for Sport & Exercise
  • Sport Nutrition
  • Psychology for Sports Performance (Equivalent to 1 A Level)
  • Technical & Tactical Skills in Sport
  • The Athlete’s Lifestyle

Year 2:

  • Sports Coaching
  • Current Issues in Sport
  • Exercise, Health & Lifestyle
  • Instructing Physical Activity & Exercise (Equivalent to 2 A levels)
  • Analysis of Sports Performance
  • Talent Identification & Development in Sport
  • Sports Injuries
  • Work Experience in Sport
  • Rules, Regulations & Officiating in Sport
  • Sport as a Business