Football Academy - BTEC National Extended Diploma Level 3 at Herne Bay High School
This programme is equivalent to 3 A Levels and provides direct access to university. Learners do not have to continue to study sport after this course, they are open to choose different university pathways. Learners cover a variety of different topics, which include: Anatomy & Physiology, Exercise & Physiology, Sports Coaching, Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise, Sports Nutrition, Psychology for Sports Performance and Sociology of Sport.
2 Year Course – Normally 5 GCSE grades in the range of 9-4, as well as Maths and English GCSE Grade 4 minimum. A Merit grade in a Level 2 Sports course also meets the criteria. Although not essential, applicants are expected to be playing at a good level of competitive football and representing a club. Trials are part of the application process.
Successful candidates are required to purchase the Football Kit to be worn as uniform.
The football trials will take place on at Margate Football Club on:
21st February 2019, 10-12 at Margate FC
11th April 2019, 10-12 at Margate FC
Should you miss these trials, please contact the football academy direct on:
Assessment is by a combination of coursework and external assessment.
There may be costs for trips or visits. Successful candidates are required to purchase the Football Kit to be worn as uniform
The course leads to a variety of opportunities including Higher Education courses in Sport and related subjects or into employment areas such as coaching and health and fitness.
To continue studies into Year 13 students will need to achieve the required threshold in the end of year assessments along with Head of Department approval.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Herne Bay High School directly.