Football and Education

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If wishing to apply for the course, please register your interest above and one of our staff will assist you throughout the application process.

Studying with Shrewsbury Town in the Community is much more than football. It’s the beginning of a lifetime of possibilities; a career centered around reaching your potential.

Our NCFE in Football & Education will allow you to represent Shrewsbury Town Football Club in the National Development League whilst preparing you to study at university or for work-life within a professional environment.

Academic Qualification

NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Sport & NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Physical Activity

Start Date

September 2022

Prerequisites to Apply

  • A minimum of five 9-4 (A*-C) grades at GCSE, including English and maths (or equivalent)
  • A keen interest towards playing regular football
  • A commitment to follow high standards and expectations in a professional environment

Exit Routes

  • Community Football Coaching and Development Degree at Shrewsbury Town
  • Sports Coaching and Development Degree at Shrewsbury Town
  • Football Business Management Degree at Shrewsbury Town
  • University
  • USA College Scholarships
  • Employment

Course Content

  • Equivalent to 3 A Levels
  • Minimum of 6 hours per week of practical sessions, including strength and conditioning and analysis from FA qualified coaches
  • Modules include Coaching for Sports Performance, Sports Leadership, Anatomy & Physiology, Sports Psychology and Sports Massage
  • Assessment is continuous via coursework throughout the two year programme along with externally assessed examinations
Represent in the National Development League
Preparing you to study at university or for work-life
6 hrs/week of practical sessions from FA qualified coaches

Contact Us

For further information, please speak to one of our experts by using the contact details below:

[email protected] 01743 289 177 ext 6

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