Sports coaching opportunities for 16-19 year olds
Our Coaches Academy is about more than just football; learners will gain a host of valuable qualifications and skills to pursue a career in the sports coaching industry.
Successful applicants will work with fully-qualified coaches and will deliver coaching sessions alongside their mentors within the local community.
Trainees will be guaranteed an interview with Foundation of Light on successful completion of the two-year programme with other job opportunities and career pathways in sports coaching available.
If they choose, learners could progress onto a Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching at East Durham College which may lead to studying a full BSc (Hons) degree in Sports Coaching at the University of Sunderland.
- FA Football Coaching Level 1 and Level 2 Awards
- BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Development, Coaching and Fitness (equivalent to two A Levels)
- Level 2 and Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Learning in Physical Education and Sport
Entry requirements: At least five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English.
Wednesday 22nd February
Stadium of Light (1pm-3pm & 5pm-7pm)