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Little League Sports at South Wirral High School

Course description

Working in partnership with South Wirral High, LLS have developed a dream sports course open to males and females aged 16-19.As part of the Sixth Form curriculum, students with a passion for sport have the opportunity to study on a 1 or 2 year coach education programme and gain both FA and NVQ qualifications. In addition, aspiring coaches will also attend weekly work placements in local primary schools and at sporting events. A combination of fantastic qualifications and excellent work experience sees students gain direct job introductions to employers in the UK, USA and beyond.

Course content

• The course is a full time option and combines education with work experience

• Trainee coaches are taught by the LLS coach education tutors at South Wirral High throughout the duration of the course

• Each week consists of 50% theory based learning and 50% practical lessons

• Trainee coaches receive a full LLS Warrior tracksuit, football kit and Enhanced CRB check- completely FREE of charge

• In addition, weekly work placements are conducted at a variety of venues such as: local primary schools, school holiday camps, football development centres and fund raising events

• All work placements are supervised by the multi award winning LLS full time sports coaches, some of which have successfully graduated from this unique programme themselves

• Trainee coaches have the chance to meet sports professionals as well as taking part in a number of coaching study visits

• On course completion, graduate coaches are introduced to sports industry employers and are presented with the opportunity of working in the USA and Canada with Challenger Sports

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Wirral High School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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