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NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Sport (Futsal/Football/Coaching Scholarship) at Rotherham United at Rotherham United Community Sports Trust - Education Academy

Course description

Futsal Level 2 Scholarship

The BTEC Level 2 in Sport Diploma (in partnership with The Football League Trust and Rotherham College) offers students the opportunity to play for Rotherham United. The Futsal experience can lead straight to university, a career in the Sports Industry or professional Football/Futsal. Upon successful completion of the course you will have the opportunity to progress on to the prestigious Level 3 Futsal Scholarship. The Level 3 Programme provides an excellent platform for you to access higher education with the most common exit route being university study. Level 3 scholars also have the chance to progress in to England futsal squads and star in the Soccer AM Futsal Cup.

Fixtures & Training:

Whilst on the scholarship your timetable will be split between training and the classroom. Futsal scholars train up to 4 hours each week. During this time you will participate in strength and conditioning, fitness, specific Futsal skills and tactics which will further improve you physically, mentally and tactically. All the physical elements will be delivered by our experienced Futsal coaches and Health team. 

Course content

Programme Content:

The Level 2 Diploma in Sport consists of the following units:

-  Fitness for Sport & Exercise

-  Practical Sports Performance

-  Carrying Out a Sports Related Project

-  The Mind & Sports Performance

-  The Sports Performer in Action

-  Training & Personal Fitness

-  Anatomy & Physiology for Sports Performance

-  Designing Exercise Programmes

-  Work Experience in Sport

-  Running a Sports Event

-  The Sport & Active Leisure Industry

-  The Provision of Sport & Active Leisure

-  Sport Community Volunteering

Course Duration:

1 year Part time, 3 days per week, September-July 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements:

4 GCSE's at Grade D or above.

Assessment

Course Assessment:

Most units are assessed through assignments which are submitted via the interactive learning platform in a variety of formats; these include written reports, posters, practical sports, demonstrations, group tasks, interviews, practical coaching, presentations, work experience, projects, performance observation and time-constrained assessments. Two of the core units are assessed using an on screen test that will be completed under exam conditions.

Financial information

Financial Information:

Bursaries and financial support are offered through Rotherham College

Future opportunities

Further opportunities:

Upon successful completion of the course you will have the opportunity to progress on to the prestigious Level 3 Futsal Scholarship. The Level 3 Programme provides an excellent platform for you to access higher education with the most common exit route being university study. Level 3 scholars also have the chance to progress in to England futsal squads and star in the Soccer AM Futsal Cup.

Further information

Further Information:

Should you have further questions please contact our Education Manager Matt Edwards. on 07506 722899 or via email at medwards@rotherhamunited.net

You can also apply using the following methods:

UCAS Application

OR

Football League Trust - www.fltfutsal.co.uk/club/rotherham-united

OR

Rotherham United Community Sports Trust - www.rucst.co.uk/edueoi

We look forward to hearing from you soon and hope you choose the Rotherham United Education Academy as your place to further your studies and kick off your career in sport.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 16 November 2016
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    • Rotherham United Community Sports Trust are located within the 'Goal Zone' of the AESSEAL New York Stadium in Rotherham. The Goal Zone is equipped with 3 state of the art classrooms, over 70 laptops and computers and a health room which includes various alternative methods to fitness testing.

      We are commited to providing high standards of education with a specific focus on sports programmes, in order to enrich the lives and increase career prospects of young people.

      We work closely with the local college in order to ensure that standards and quality remain high at all times. To compliment this we only employ teachers that are fully qualified and enthusiastic about their profession.