This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and industry experience to provide you with a fast-tracked pathway to work in the sport and leisure industry.

Alongside your studies, you are required to complete a year-long work-based placement in the football industry, with your placement organised by and at Burton Albion Community Trust. You will organise an event, deliver football coaching sessions and also carry out performance analysis, all designed to provide you with an insight into the different careers in the football industry.

The year long course for 16-19 year olds, and the course has progression routes into Football and Education programme, apprenticeships, employment and higher education.

The course will also enable you access to speakers working within the football industry, participate in coaching workshops, and complete industry recognised qualifications.

On completion of the qualification, you will achieve the NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Sport and Physical Activity: Working in Sport and Leisure.