News | Foundation of Light

Loading

Add Attendee

Parental consent

Please note we request only parents/legal guardians responsible for the child/children complete all registration forms. Registration forms completed by any other party will not be accepted. This is to ensure that we have the correct consent/information required

You currently do not have any courses in your basket. Click here to view our Courses.

FOUNDATION OF LIGHT
SOCIAL MEDIA

RT @scottnoble1991: Thanks to all the teams who entered the charity tournament tonight @BeaconofLight, standard was very good this year and…

RT @SunderlandAFC: 🚨 Over 700 tickets were snapped up by #SAFC and @officialbantams supporters today for the Boxing Day showdown @StadiumOf

RT @CWaters_SAFC: Thank you to everyone that has donated. We are now up to just over 1,300 tickets and the Foundation of Light will be deli…

See the flyer below for more information about #Serves tennis sessions! https://t.co/yHAX5l7n1G

Is your youngster looking to get involved in tennis? Why not bring them along to the @BeaconofLight on Tuesday's 4.… https://t.co/201VYvB550

Aged 16-19? Want to pursue a career in football or sport, learning from some of the best coaches in the country? C… https://t.co/EXpdPIySgy

RT @SunderlandAFC: 🎇🎆3⃣7⃣,0⃣0⃣0⃣🎇🎆 💫 3,000 is the new magic number! Ticket sales for our Boxing Day match-up with @officialbantams have no…

RT @BeaconofLight: Walking Football - Every Thursday from 11am till 12pm in partnership with @DurhamFA. First session free, call 0191 563…

"We're really excited. It will be Blossom's first ever football match and we're really looking forward to spending… https://t.co/MYQB51Jjd8

RT @Jamie_Wright4: Walked into @BeaconofLight to see this happening this morning - another reason why the Beacon was built - @SAFCFoL staff…

We've also been handing out tickets for the #SAFC v @officialbantams Boxing Day game as part of the #GiftofFootballhttps://t.co/s1Uq4ZJYgu

RT @L11G: Pleased to be in a position to support the awesome FOL ticket Donation idea. Here’s hoping the 4 recipients of my donation have a…

16 hours ago
  • Lisa Grieves
  • @L11G

Today we're celebrating the learning achievements of hundreds of families from 19 #NorthEast at the @BeaconofLight!… https://t.co/22YunkaMYE

ICYMI: We're proud to announce FOUR @SunderlandRTC players have been named in the @SchoolsFootball U15s Girls squad… https://t.co/kKAFylJNVn

RT @MovingOnTW: Our participants are lucky enough to have access to an amazing programme of activities delivered by the @SAFCFoL from the i…

RT @RokerReport: THE GIFT OF FOOTBALL! We may well have lost our place at the pantheon of Premier League Gods, but through people based, c…

RT @JCPinNTW: Back in the Game @SAFCFoL will be running an information / awareness session in Washington Jobcentre on 8/1/19. Full details…

RT @Beacon_SC: Christmas has come early for @beacon_sc ! 🎄 🏋️‍♂️ Thanks to @performbetteruk for supplying us with state of the art equipm…

Calling all aspiring coaches

Menu

17 February 2017

Foundation of Light is holding information events during February half-term for school leavers who are passionate about a career in sports coaching.

Sunderland AFC‘s official charity is recruiting for its next Coaches Academy cohort due to start in September 2017 with current Year 11 pupils invited to attend the sessions at the Stadium of Light on Wednesday 22nd February at either 1pm or 5pm.

Coaches Academy is specifically designed to create the next generation of sports coaches and provide them with qualifications, skills and experience they need to succeed in their chosen profession. Based at South Tyneside College, the two-year programme includes an education element and works experience alongside fully qualified mentors from Foundation of Light delivering coaching sessions within the local community.

Learners will study towards a BTEC Level 2 or Level 3 in Sport (dependent on GCSE results) and FA Level 1 and 2 in Football Coaching alongside other national governing body coaching awards, opening up opportunities in higher education, national sports associations, sports and leisure companies, recreation services, local authorities, health bodies, schools and colleges. Trainees will be guaranteed an interview with Foundation of Light upon completion of the course.

Coaches Academy graduate Jack, who now works with the Foundation’s Little Dribblers programme, said: “I always wanted to work in football and when I heard about Coaches Academy it seemed like an obvious choice.

“Lots of youngsters dream of playing professional football but as I got older I realised that coaching was more for me.

“Studying on the Coaches Academy was one of the best things I’ve ever done and I’d recommend the programme to everyone.”

Gemma Bramley, World of Work Curriculum Lead at Foundation of Light, added: “The Coaches Academy is an ideal ‘first step’ for youngsters looking for a career in sport.

“It mixes nationally recognised qualifications with real-life coaching experience alongside our highly regarded coach mentors.

Since it’s launch in 2014, 40% of graduates have gone into employment with 60% accessing Higher Education.

To book your place on the Coaches Academy open events, call Kayleigh Coates on 0191 5515077 or email kayleigh.coates@foundationoflight.co.uk.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs including Maths and English (Applicants who do not meet the Level 3 requirements will be considered for Level 2 on an individual basis).

Latest Tweet

Well done @scottnoble1991! 👏👏👏 https://t.co/HpOsAnsqQn


about 7 hours ago
  • Arriva-Logo-2018
  • barclays-thumb
  • Big-Lottery-Fund-2018
  • catepillar-logo
  • durham-county-council
  • EFL-Partner-Logo
  • fa-logo
  • karbon-logo
  • livin-logo-2018
  • premier-league-logo
  • Springboard-Logo
  • south-tyneside-logo
  • south-tyneside-thumb
  • SAFC_Grey
  • sunderland-thumb
  • Tesco Bank Logo