Kidderminster Harriers Football Academy Certificate – Level 2

The Level 2 course provides student athletes with the fantastic opportunity to study alongside playing football. This course also enables students to access excellent facilities such as the main KC campus and Centre of Sporting Excellence. During this time, students will receive high quality coaching from UEFA qualified football coaches.

The course is aimed at individuals who would like to pursue a career in sport and have a passion for football. During your time with us, you will work towards your academic qualification alongside playing in national competitions such as the National Alliance, FA Youth Cup, English Colleges and Floodlit Leagues. There is also an opportunity to gain sporting qualifications such as the FA level 1 and 2 award and Sports Leaders award.

You will study at the Centre of Sporting Excellence in Kidderminster and will train three times a week within the same facilities as Kidderminster Harriers First Team as well as competing in a number of leagues including Midland Floodlit League and the AOC League (Association of Colleges League).

This is an amazing opportunity to blend practical skills with a recognised Sport qualification. You will have full access to Kidderminster Harriers sporting facilities along with UEFA A and B qualified coaches.

  • What will be studied

    Modules include;

    • Anatomy and physiology
    • Fitness training and programming for health, sport and wellbeing
    • Professional development in the sports industry
    • Sports leadership
    • Application of fitness testing
    • Sports psychology
    • Practical sports performance
  • What are the entry requirements?
    • To study at the Football Academy you will need to apply online and you will also need to take part in football trials as part of your application process
    • 4 GCSEs including English and Maths at grade 4 or above
  • Where does this course lead to?

    Eventually, you can apply for a job in:

    • Professional Football
    • Semi-Professional Football
    • Football Coaching
    • Sports Coaching
    • Personal Trainer
    • Teacher
    • Marketing
    • Commercial Management
  • What qualifications will be gained?

    After one year, you will have gained a Level 2 - BTEC Certificate in Sport

  • How will this course be delivered?

    The course will be mainly delivered through taught classes and lectures, with some learning taking place using the college's VLE (Moodle), and other electronic means, including YouTube. Assessments on the course will be varied, and could include written assessments, individual and group presentations, production of booklets and practical performance. There will also be an external component of assessment, in the form of synoptic assessments and examinations, which will be sent off to the exam board for marking and assessment.

  • How to get a place?

    Fill out our quick and easy application form HERE to book your trial

  • Other Information:
    • Lessons will take place at the Centre of Sporting Excellence (CoSE), Zortech Avenue, Kidderminster, DY11 7DY.
    • You will be required to purchase a KHFC Academy kit; details of this will be given to you prior to pre-season training.
  • WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

    Kidderminster Harriers Football Academy Diploma - Level 3

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