BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate Football Studies

BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate Football Studies

About the course

This is a broad based course which covers areas including Sport and Football Studies.

This course provides you with a comprehensive introduction to Sport and Football. It is extremely popular with school leavers who wish to combine a practical based training programme with sound theoretical knowledge. The course is designed to give you a broad understanding of football studies, with a view to progressing to one of our Level 3 Diploma courses, or to start work in the sports industry.

Course modules

Year 1

Planning and leading sports activities

Pracitcal sports performance

Injury and the Sports Performer

Promotion and Sponsorship in Sport

The Sports Performer in Action

Training for Personal Fitness

Running a Sports Event

Anatomy and Physiology for Sport

Fitness for Sport and Exercise

The Mind and Sports Performance

Profiling Sports Performance

Lifestyle and Well-being

Entry requirements & additional information

Entry requirements

This course covers practical skills and relevant background knowledge. Students are normally aged 16 or over and the following qualifications are needed:

  • 2 GCSEs at Grade D (3) or equivalent, one must be English Language.

Learning and assessment

All units are internally assignment based assessments, apart from, Anatomy & Physiology and Fitness for Sport, which are externally assessed exams.

Assessments will include assignments, external exams and practical work.

Progression

Level 2 students can progress to level 3 programmes subject to published entry requirements and satisfactory performance at level 2.

Careers

  • Fitness Instructor
  • Leisure and Recreation Assistant
  • Sports Coach
  • Armed Forces
  • Sports Retail
  • Sports Instructor
  • Sports Development Assistant

Special requirements

Costs that are mandatory for the course:

  • Indoor/outdoor sports kits
  • Clothing – £50-£150
  • Footwear & equipment – £50-£100

Costs that are optional for the course:

  • Trips – approximately £350

Football at Myerscough

Myerscough College is a successful FA ‘Charter Standard’ College and a winner of the FA's prestigious Football Development College ‘National Award’ for its range of coaching programmes. These achievements recognise our excellence in football education and confirm our standing as one of the top colleges for football development in England. We are committed to providing the best opportunities for young people who wish to develop their footballing talent alongside their academic studies.