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An Unique Combination of Education & Sports

Full-Time Education Programme for Aspiring Athletes

WHY CHOOSE THE BTFC ACADEMY?

BTFC’s full-time football education programme was created to provide aspiring student-athletes between the ages of 16-19 an opportunity to experience and prepare for a life in the professional world of sport. 

BTFC offer all academy players the chance to continue higher education, play football on a daily basis, gain FA coaching qualifications and learn the necessary skills for a career within sport.

Boasting state of the art facilities, UEFA licensed coaches and qualified academic tutors. It is our belief that this is the best environment for anyone serious about sport and football to reach their maximum potential.

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH GPS

We are delighted to be working alongside Global Premier Soccer and Valencia CF. Both organisations are hugely respected around the world for their continual development of young footballers. 

Both parties will be offering their support and guidance for the growth and success of our student-athlete programme. 

BTEC LEVEL 3 EXTENDED DIPLOMA

This exciting two-year programme will teach the key elements of sports performance. Student-athletes will receive the necessary tuition, in the skills needed, to progress into employment in a variety of sports-related careers. Combining education with the opportunity to gain coaching experience from an active professional coach within the academy. It gives student-athletes a unique platform to progress into employment within the sport and leisure sector.

Student-athletes will experience practical coaching and work experience delivered by UEFA qualified academy coaches. There will be opportunities to gain insight into a wide range of projects, for example, sports coaching within our local community partners.

In addition to the BTEC qualification, and depending on suitability, student-athletes will be offered a range of opportunities from the following:

• FA level 1 & 2 in football coaching

• Leadership / Employability course

• Emergency first aid course

• Fitness instructor course

Ongoing assessment will be through; submissions, presentation, and practical activities. Successful student-athletes will achieve a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Excellence Performance. 

We would like applicants to have at least 4 GCSE’s at grades C or above, or other equivalent qualifications. Preference will be given to those applicants that already have GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths.

“An exciting two-year full-time education programme designed by GPS to enrich the development and education of players, coaches and people”

STEPHEN PETERS – ACADEMY DIRECTOR

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