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ITC Foundation Degree

21 June 2016

Community Football Coaching & Development Degree

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Total course cost will depend on where you live.

All students are eligible for student loans and some may be eligible for further grants.

per academic year. £8000 Cost is

We also require a supporting letter from the club you are applying from in order to verify that the club are happy to support your application for the course.

All applicants for the course need to be affiliated to an approved Football League Club.

Additional criteria: National Governing Level 1 or equivalent Football Coaching. An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) disclosure (additional cost applies) is also required.

120 UCAS points or PPP at BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma. A-levels to include at least one Science, or Mathematics, Physical Education or Psychology but to exclude General Studies. Three GCSE passes at grade C or above, including Mathematics and English language.

Entry Requirements

You will also have the opportunity to achieve your FA Level 2 coaching qualification and further coaching opportunities dependant upon course results.

You will complete up to 200 hours of coaching (work based learning) that is managed through weekly tutorials and a comprehensive mentoring programme. The work based learning programme will be completed within the Football Club and will provide opportunities to gain experience in areas such as social inclusion, school and grass root club development, football development, and coaching.

You will be enrolled as a student at the University of South Wales and have access to an online library, blackboard and other learning materials.

You’ll be based predominantly at Shrewsbury Town Football Club, with a minimum of five days per year at the USW Sport Park.

On this football coaching course you’ll learn about children and youth coaching, sports coaching, football development, social inclusion and sports management skills.

The Foundation Community Football Coaching and Development degree has been designed in conjunction with the Football League Trust in order to identify the type of skills and qualities that are required to work within professional football clubs' community departments or national governing bodies in areas of growth such as social inclusion, community coaching and football development.

Shrewsbury Town Football Club are recruiting students for our Foundation Community Football Coaching and Development degree.

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