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Qualification name Cambridge Technical Diploma in Sport
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation Oxford Cambridge & RSA Examinations
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 2nd September 2024
Cost description See Website for Fee Policy
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

Develop your football skills and ability through practical learning and regular participation in competitive league matches with teams at your level. You will study at our Borderville Sports Complex home to Stamford AFC's Zeeco Stadium where you will not only have the opportunity to gain a qualification whilst training for a career as a semi-professional footballer but also recieve your coaching from football industry experts and former professional football players. You will participate in six hours training a week. Learners will study a Level 2 Diploma in Sport course for 10.75 hours per week alongside 6 hours training and Wednesday match days. Please be aware learners will be enrolled onto their course alongside their Football Academy commitments so will be required to complete and engage in both aspects

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

4 GCSEs at grades 3/D or above including English and maths or a relevant Level 1 qualification.   Regrettably we currently do not have the numbers to run a female football team and as FA rules state mixed football is not allowed over the age of 16 we cannot accept applications from female candidates.   However if you are female and interested in a career in football our Sports courses are the next best alternative and will still allow you to play football and other

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You will study the following units: Mandatory: Anatomy and Physiology Practical Sport Optional: Planning and Leading Athletes LifestyleNutrition Effects of ExerciseTechnical and Tactical Awareness for Sport Fitness TestingDevelopment of Personal Fitness Sports Psychology Injury in Sport

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Teaching is on-site and classroom based

Find out what material you will need.

You will need to provide 150 for uniform and 100 for trips across the year.  Please see the College Life page on our website to see how the college may be able to support you with this requirement https://www.stamford.ac.uk/college-life

Progress to either: Stamford Football Academy Diploma Level 3 Sport and Exercise Science (Extended) Diploma Level 3 Sports Coaching and Development Diploma Level 3 Community Sport & Health Officer Apprenticeship Standard Level 3 or enter employment

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Name Stamford College
Address Drift Road
Stamford
PE9 1XA
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Email enquiries@stamford.ac.uk
Phone 01780 484300
Website https://www.stamford.ac.uk/
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