School Leavers 16+ Study Programmes

“I used to have a saying that when a player is at his peak, he feels as though he can climb Everest in his slippers.” ‐ Sir Alex Ferguson, The Daily Mail


Do you have the potential to climb Everest in your slippers? Are you looking to climb the mountain to success in professional football?

Apply for our football and education study programme for a real kick‐start. We have the programmes that will open up a field of opportunities for you.

The Football and Education Scholarship is attracting growing interest and gaining enormous popularity. Delivered in partnership with many professional and semi ‐professional football clubs across the country, it’s the perfect place to be if you’re looking for a springboard to your future career.

Courses we offer

Start Date
September 2021

Course type

Course Duration
1 or 2 years


BTEC Level 2 or Level 3 in Sport
English & Maths, as appropriate

16-18 Free

Entry Requirements
Level 3 - 5 GCSE’s 9 - 4
Level 2 - 1 GCSE

Course progression
Access to further/higher education

Career opportunities
Anything within the sport and leisure industry, including professional sportsperson, sports coach, centre management.  

Further information
Course enquiry line
01753 362248