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BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Football Studies at Chiltern Hills Academy

Course description

This is a one year course for students aged 16 and over, with a minimum Grade D in two or more subjects including English Language. Students must be able to demonstrate a keen interest in Football and sport in general. Students may progress on to Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Football Studies.

The Level 2 Diploma qualification is an excellent introductory course for students wishing to further their knowledge of Football Studies. It provides practical skills and techniques, combining this with an academic study based around the theories of football. The course is designed to give a broad understanding of the sport, with a view to progressing to one of the Level 3 Diploma courses, or to start work in the industry.

Students undertake three core units, covering fitness testing and training (designing and programming exercise as well as instruction), practical football (skills and techniques, rules and regulations, scoring methods, roles and responsibilities of officials and reviewing performance) and anatomy and physiology (structures and functions of organs and body parts and energy and nervous systems in relation to exercise). Additional specialist modules cover nutrition for football performance, planning and leading activities, psychology and technical skills and tactical awareness.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chiltern Hills Academy directly.

Last updated date: 27 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year