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Berkshire College of Agriculture

30 November 2012

BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport

Launching in 2011, the Reading Football Education Academy provides talented young sports people with the chance to combine playing and coaching with academic studies.

The Education Academy is open to boys and girls aged  between 16 – 19 years old . The academic programme allows each student to develop their ability as a football player, whilst acquiring valuable knowledge and skills through educational courses such as the BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport and also acquiring FA Coaching and Physiotherapy certificates. The playing programme will incorporate two teams playing in the English Colleges League. 

The Football and Education Academy will provide the most up to date, comprehensive and high quality training for those wishing to break into the sport industry. 

The benefits include:

• Daily individual coaching & team coaching by UEFA Qualified Coaches 
• Organised fixtures against local and national opposition 
• Nationally recognised qualifications that can lead directly to employment or further study on University degree programmes Study and Qualifications gained can also lead to opportunities in the following fields: 
• Professional sports person 
• Coaching 
• Sports Therapy 
• Fitness Industry 
• Leisure Management 
• Teaching 
• Higher Education
• Overseas Scholarships

For more information and to apply for trials - click here.

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