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Inspiring Your Future Through Sport
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Level 3 Futsal and Education Scholarship


The Level 3 Futsal and Education Scholarship (in partnership with The Football League Trust) offers students the opportunity to play for Sheffield United whilst completing a BTEC Level 3 Extended diploma in Sport (worth 3 A levels). The Futsal experience can lead straight to university, a career in the Sports Industry or professional Football/Futsal. This course will provide students with transferable skills and qualities that can help them develop a long term career in sport.

Course Duration

Full time, 16 hours per week, September-July (39 weeks per year over two years)

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Performance and Excellence) (QCF)

Entry Requirements

AT LEAST 4 GCSE's at Grade A*-C including Maths and English or BTEC First Diploma (Exercise and Fitness) at Merit Level

Programme Content

Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport, The Physiology of Fitness, Assessing Risk in Sport, Fitness Training and Programming, Sports Coaching, Sports Development, Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise, Practical Team Sports, Practical Individual Sports, Sports Nutrition, Current Issues in Sport, Health and Lifestyle, Instructing Physical Activity and Exercise, Psychology for Sports Performance, Sports Injuries, Analysis of Sports Performance, Sport and Exercise Massage, Organising Sports Events, Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport, Sport as a Business, Work Experience in Sport, Functional Skills.

Method of Assessment

Assessment is by a combination of coursework, integrated assignments and examinations, practical assessments undertaken in industry and at SUFC.

Chance to Compete in the Soccer Am Futsal Cup


For more information or to register on this course contact Chris Bailey on 0114 2619883 or email chris.bailey@sufc.co.uk or Apply through https://www.ucasprogress.com/