Shenley and BCFC Partnership

Shenley Academy and Birmingham City Football Club have been in partnership for many years through the Football and Education Programme which consists of a level 2 and a level 3 pathway, making it inclusive to all learners. This full time programme consists of academic study in the morning followed by a football development programme in the afternoon. All learners represent Birmingham City Community trust in the English football league alliance against other professional clubs.

 

BCFC Community Trust Football & Education Programme offers three separate full time study programmes for young men aged 16-19.

 

Level 2 Sports

Full time study programme

Entry requirements: 4 GCSE at grade 4 and above

Course duration: 1 Year

Course details:

  • NVQ Level 2 Certificate in Activity Leadership
  • BTEC Level 2 Certificate Leadership Through Sport
  • 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching (Sport and Physical Activity)
  • National Citizen Service Programme
  • Maths & English Re-sits incorporated in timetable if required
  • 4 Practical Training Sessions Per Week
  • Represent BCFC in EFL Community Alliance League (Wednesday PM)

Additional Opportunities:

  • Pre-Season Training Camp (UK Venue) August 12th– August 16th2019
  • FA Level 1 Coaching Certificate
  • End of Season Tour (Europe & US Easter 2020)

 

Level 3 (Vocational)

Full time study programme

Entry requirements: 4 GCSE at grade 4 and above including Maths or English / Level 2 recognised sports qualification

Course duration: 1 year

Course details:

  • 1st4sport Level 3 Diploma in Sports Performance and Excellence – no external assessments
  • National Citizen Service Programme
  • Maths & English Re-sits incorporated in timetable if required
  • 4 Practical Training Sessions Per Week
  • Represent BCFC in EFL Community Alliance League (Wednesday PM)

Additional Opportunities:

  • Pre-Season Training Camp (UK Venue) August 12th– August 16th2019
  • FA Level 1 Coaching Certificate
  • End of Season Tour (Europe & US Easter 2020)

Level 3 BTEC

Full time study programme

Entry requirements: 5 GCSE at grade 4 and above (including Maths and English)

Course duration: 1 year to gain equivalent of 3 A-Levels

Course details:

  • BTEC National Foundation Diploma (Year 1) – 2 External Assessments
  • BTEC National Extended Diploma (Year 2) – 2 External Assessments
  • National Citizen Service Programme
  • 4 Practical Training Sessions Per Week
  • Represent BCFC in EFL Community Alliance League (Wednesday PM)

Additional Opportunities:

  • Pre-Season Training Camp (UK Venue) August 12th– August 16th2019
  • FA Level 1 Coaching Certificate
  • End of Season Tour (Europe & US Easter 2020)

 

All learners have the opportunity to complete the National Citizen Service.

All learners can complete the Football Association Level 1 and Level 2.

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