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Level 2 NVQ Football Coaching at Ashton Sixth Form College

Course description

You will plan and prepare a series of coaching sessions, evaluate coaching styles and develop your personal coaching practise. You will also look at how to deal with accidents and emergencies and support the protection of children.

In the first year you will complete the following;

  •  NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership
  •  Award in the Principles of Coaching Sport
  •  FA Award in Leadership Through Football
  •  FA Award in Coaching Football

In the second year you will complete the following qualifications

  •  NVQ Diploma in Sports Development
  •  Award in the Principles of Coaching Sport
  •  FA Certificate in Coaching Football

Your programme of study will be made up of two intensive days working with the Coaching Education Team from Bolton Wanderers, plus study periods and lessons during the other 3 days which will include a tutorial, GCSE resits if applicable, plus participation in college sports and enrichment.

Course content

Why should I study Football Coaching?

We are lucky to be working in partnership with top Championship football club, Bolton Wanderers to deliver a full-time football coaching course (level 2 NVQ).

Ask any footballer who they rank as the most important influence on their career and almost all would make reference to a coach, past or present. Many would not be where they are today without the help, influence and guidance of a coach. Whether playing football at the highest level or simply for fun, the importance of a good coach cannot be under-estimated.

Bolton Wanderers, through its extensive training programme for coaches, caters for the young coach looking to enter the coaching industry. A successful coach should always be open to new ideas and want to continually improve their individual skills and knowledge of the game.

This course will give you an officially recognised football qualification and the experience to seek employment within football and sports coaching. You will complete your Level 2 Coaching and Instructing Association Football in the first year and a Level 3 in Football coaching in the second year. Alternatively, after the first year you may choose to progress onto one of our Level 3 vocational sports courses.

Entry requirements

Minimum 3 Grade Ds at GCSE or Equivalent

Grade E — GCSE English Language or Maths (the other GCSE must be at least grade F)



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How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 October 2015
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