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RT @BeaconofLight: ๐Ÿ’œ Tonight we're lit up purple for #HolocaustMemorialDay ๐Ÿ•ฏ๏ธ We join other iconic landmarks around both the city and couโ€ฆ

RT @FoLScholars: It was a great day for the students on our programme to learn from two of the best. What an experience!

๐Ÿคย  @HarrisonCentreย have ๐—ฒ๐˜…๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ณ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜†๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ ๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด, creating further opportunities for youโ€ฆ https://t.co/4xuaRMNNAE

โšฝ๏ธ ๐™ƒ๐™–๐™ซ๐™š ๐™ฎ๐™ค๐™ช ๐™œ๐™ค๐™ฉ ๐™– ๐™—๐™ช๐™™๐™™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™๐™ค๐™จ๐™จ ๐™Ž๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ฌ๐™–๐™ง๐™ฉ ๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™ฎ๐™ค๐™ช๐™ง ๐™๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™๐™จ? ๐Ÿ”œ Check out our timetable of football courses for Februaryโ€ฆ https://t.co/nVYZaUlMEz

โŒ› Remember when @IAmJermainDefoe and @JPickford1 joined us @MonkAcademy to find out more about our scholarship proโ€ฆ https://t.co/TmISzI4px9

๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿป Best of luck @Pompey, Denver. Big thank you from #TeamFoL for your support over the last couple of seasons.โ€ฆ https://t.co/BEvxITH7B7

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ #HappyAustraliaDay shout out to @baileywright92โ€ฆ We donโ€™t really need an excuse to delve into the archive to hโ€ฆ https://t.co/bRUAaOeYy5

RT @BeaconofLight: ๐Ÿ˜ Showcasing our venue @SAFCFoLโ€™s Jobs Fair. Whether you want to book a football pitch, host a conference or exhibitionโ€ฆ

โœ… Great to see so many of you at our Jobs Fair @BeaconofLight tonight. ๐Ÿค Nice to get the chance to showcase the opโ€ฆ https://t.co/sWeDECZLlt

๐Ÿค— Come and find out more about our programmes and see what opportunities we have available at our Jobs Fairโ€ฆ ๐Ÿ“โ€ฆ https://t.co/TLMMTwOBCr

RT @BeaconofLight: โ–ถ๏ธ All ready to go for our Jobs Fairโ€ฆ Come and join us, weโ€™re up and running til 7pmโ€ฆ https://t.co/ymsPqHnU4t

โ„น๏ธ ๏ผด๏ผฏ๏ผฎ๏ผฉ๏ผง๏ผจ๏ผด Find out what job opportunities we have available at the Foundation and SAFC. ๐Ÿ“ Beacon of Light โœ… Droโ€ฆ https://t.co/pfgmYciLMV

๐Ÿ’ผ We are hosting a Jobs Fair @BeaconofLight tomorrow night to showcase opportunities available across the city of Sโ€ฆ https://t.co/9y88ylqDTy

RT @BeaconofLight: โšฝ ๐—™๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—˜ ๐—™๐—ข๐—ข๐—ง๐—•๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ โšฝ Get your mates together and join us for a kickabout. Every Wednesday from 26 January, 7-8pm For moreโ€ฆ

โ€˜๐˜ฝ๐™š๐™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™š๐™ซ๐™š๐™ง๐™ฎ ๐™›๐™š๐™–๐™ง๐™ก๐™š๐™จ๐™จ ๐™ฅ๐™ก๐™–๐™ฎ๐™š๐™ง ๐™ž๐™จ ๐™– ๐™›๐™š๐™–๐™ง๐™ก๐™š๐™จ๐™จ ๐™˜๐™ค๐™–๐™˜๐™ ๐™ฌ๐™๐™ค ๐™ง๐™š๐™›๐™ช๐™จ๐™š๐™™ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™ก๐™š๐™ฉ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š๐™ข ๐™—๐™š ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ฎ๐™ฉ๐™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™—๐™ช๐™ฉ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™—๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š๐™ฎ ๐™˜๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™—๐™šโ€™ ๐Ÿ‘Wโ€ฆ https://t.co/vHIi6L2n2O

โค๏ธ๐Ÿค Want to earn money while supporting #SAFCโ€™s official charity on a matchday? ๐ŸŸ We need people to to help sell oโ€ฆ https://t.co/8E8yKQw7S1

#SundayShoutOut to everyone involved with @SunderlandRTCโ€™s #FAYouthCup tie at Arsenal this weekend. ๐Ÿ‘ Well-played https://t.co/CtjZPP2XKC

๐Ÿ”ฅ ๐‘พ๐’‰๐’‚๐’• ๐’‚ ๐’„๐’–๐’‘ ๐’•๐’Š๐’†! A battling performance from @SunderlandRTC U16s as they slipped to a 4-2 defeat at Arsenal in tโ€ฆ https://t.co/2Y2bRXbGTp

@wontneedrocking ๐Ÿฅณ Congratulations! Drop hawayandplay@foundationoflight.co.uk an email with a copy of your ticket aโ€ฆ https://t.co/pbCgHzwzQD

Coaches Academy

Coaches Academy is your chance to work alongside experienced Sunderland AFC-approved coaches to gain the qualifications, skills and experience you need to pursue a career in sport.

Based at the Stadium of Light and Beacon of Light, the Coaches Academy is a post-16 programme.ย  Each week, Coaches Academy students can expect to have a varied timetable, with days split between education and placements alongside coach mentors who will support you to become job ready!

Coaches will get the chance to experience a range of placements, such as: Community Coaching, School PE, Performance Analysis, Physical Performance/Strength & Conditioning and Sports Development. Their progress will be supported by regular reviews with mentors and programme leaders.

Trainees will study a full-time โ€‹BTEC Level 3 in Sport Coaching and Development under the expert guidance of the Foundationโ€™s Education Officers. This qualification is the ‘backbone’ of the programme and will give students a broad knowledge of the key areas of coaching and the sports industry.

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 also available to you. Coaches Academy also has a track record of and is suitable for those wanting to progress into higher education.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • At least five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English (Grade 4).

Every applicant will be assessed on an individual basis and decisions will be made to ensure the programme is suitable before any invitations are offered.

QUALIFICATIONS COULD INCLUDE:

  • FA Football Coaching Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications
  • FA Level 1 Introduction to Talent Identification
  • FA Playmaker Award
  • FA Mini Soccer Referees course
  • SLUK Level 2 in Community Sports Leadership
  • Level 2 Multi-Skills Development in Sport
  • National Citizenship Award
  • BTEC Level 3 in Sports Coaching and Development

If you’re interested in a career in sport and want to take your first steps into the life of a sports professional, receiving on the job training and support, then Coaches Academy is the perfect course for you!

Click the button above to register your interest and book onto an open event or get in touch by emailing coachesacademy@foundationoflight.co.uk

The Coaches Academy gave me everything I needed to kick-off my career. I never imagined that within four years of leaving school Iโ€™d be coaching at the Academy of Light but the Coaches Academy made that possible.

Jack Pringle, Foundation Early Years Lead Coach

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