Sports & Football Study Programme

Sports & Football Study Programme

Do you love sport and football? Thinking about making a career working in sport but not sure you have the skills? We can help you!

How about a LifeSkills Sports and Football Programme?

There are two routes available

Route One – Do you want to develop as a footballer? Working in conjunction with our partner the North of England Football Academy – NEFA,  you could stay in education as well as developing your football skills and knowledge of the industry through their highly qualified, experienced and skilled coaching team.

For both boys and girls aged 16-18, the NEFA football academy is an exciting new opportunity to develop your football as part of the LifeSkills sports programme.

Route Two – If football is not your thing but want to work in sport or be a fitness instructor, the LifeSkills Sports Programme is a great starting point and will help you put the knowledge you have learned in the classroom into practice and develop the skills employers are looking for to kick-start your career.

On the course you will work towards a level 2 and/or level 3 qualification, both have a brilliant selection of course content to give you the knowledge and skills to kick start your sports related career.

Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Sport, Fitness and personal training content includes:

  • Careers in the sport and leisure industry
  • Health, wellbeing and sport
  • Fitness skills development
  • Nutrition for physical performance
  • Fitness Testing
  • Fitness Training.

Level 2 certificate in Fitness instructing course includes:

  • Principles of Exercise and Fitness
  • Health and safety in a fitness environment
  • Supporting clients who exercise
  • Planning gym based exercise
  • Instructing gym based exercise.

Whichever course you take there are some excellent progression routes available.

  • A further sports coaching course
  • Go to university
  • Progress into employment in a sports related field, perhaps as a coach or instructor
  • Put the coaching you have had into practice and take your football career to the next level.

All of our programmes are designed to help you develop your English and Maths and improve your grades where needed. You will also get the chance to get some local work experience and help you put what you have learnt on the course into practice and get that vital experience on to your CV.

So no matter what type of business you want to work in, the Sports study programme could be your first step in helping you get your first job or getting an apprenticeship.

Why not find out more by filling in the easy application form?


Sports & Football is available at:

01709 828586

Enterprise House,
Bridge St,
Rotherham S60 1QJ,

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