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Football Academy BTEC Level 3 at Birchwood High School

Course description

This course encourages students to:

Gain an understanding of many areas related to sport, including physiological factors, sports injuries, fitness testing, sports nutrition and analysis of performance.
Develop an understanding of psychological factors influencing behaviour in sport.
Develop awareness of coaching styles and the influence of different leadership styles on performance in sport.
Follow a detailed football syllabus aimed at developing their physical, technical and tactical knowledge and understanding of football.
Students have the opportunity to resubmit work once only. Under new government guidelines for BTEC the decision to approve a resubmission of work is solely at the discretion of the teacher.

Special Requirements
Students are expected to be participating in football at an appropriate level outside of school.

Career and Progression Opportunities
This qualification provides a suitable foundation for specialist study in both Physical Education and Sports Studies in higher education and is also a suitable qualification for other areas of study. The specification provides an excellent foundation for students intending to pursue careers in Teaching and Coaching, Sports Development, the Leisure Industry, Recreational Management, Health, Leisure and Fitness and Professional Sport.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 03 May 2018
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