The Player Development Scholarship is a full-time educational programme which provides students with the opportunity to combine education with an elite football experience.
Developed to promote player pathways, the Scholarship allows students to train/play within an elite coaching environment.
Students are also highly supported with academic, vocational and employability progress.
There are a number of Hub locations for students to complete the course at, including; Leeds, Sheffield, Derby and Alvechurch.
This course starts in September 2020 and will take one year to complete.
Two GCSEs at Grade 4/C or above plus GCSE English and Maths at Grade 3/D or above.
You will develop your knowledge of sport through the Level 2 Certificate. In addition you will study a further qualification preparing you for employment in the sport and active leisure sector. There will be opportunities to gain a range of work related and volunteering experiences, as well as a formal qualification relating to your intended career.
Course content will include:
- Sports Coaching
- Skills Development
- Physical Fitness and Injuries
- Employability and Career Opportunities in the Sport and Active Leisure Sector