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Sport - Futsal Programme (Triple) BTEC Level 3 at East Norfolk Sixth Form College

Course description

The Norwich City Futsal Scholarship Programme in partnership with East Norfolk Sixth Form College, is an exciting opportunity for young people between the ages of 16-18 to continue their academic, footballing and career development through Norwich City Football Club.

The programme provides the chance for players to combine an intensive futsal training and fixture programme with a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport.

Futsal is one of the world’s fastest growing indoor sports and showcases close ball skills, increased touches, quick-decision making, creativity and tactical knowledge.

Course content

Students on the course will study a carefully planned pathway of modules to provide them with a broad range of knowledge and experience whilst remaining linked to potential career pathways.

The units that will be covered in the course include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Fitness Training
  • Professional Development
  • Sports Leadership
  • Fitness Testing
  • Sports Psychology
  • Sports Injuries
  • Coaching for Performance

Entry requirements

Five GCSE A*-C grades including English Language and Maths plus a successful football trial.

Assessment

Awarding Body – Pearson

There will be a mix of assessment methods including written reports, delivering presentations, leading sessions and participating in practical sessions. There is one exam and two externally assessed pieces of coursework.

Financial information

There will be a £180 enrolment fee for this programme to cover the cost of kit and equipment.

Future opportunities

Players who stand out in these programmes will have the opportunity to represent Norwich City FC in fixtures against teams from other professional futsal clubs.

There are a number of career pathway that could be followed including coaching, teaching and management. 

The Extended Diploma also enables progression to higher education including degrees in sport-related subjects.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Norfolk Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 07 September 2016

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