If you have always wanted to represent your EFL club, and you are 16 to 18 years of age, studying towards a BTEC in Sport with EFL Trust Futsal could be the perfect programme for you!The BTEC in sport is worth up to three A-Levels and will be studied over the course of two years. In order to gain entry onto the course, applicants must have a BTEC Level 2, or four A* to C GCSE's including English and Maths. Most importantly though, you must have a passion for football, and a desire to progress to university and work in sport in the sports industry in thee future.
This revolutionary course will allow you to use an online platform, along with study in the football club, which has proved successful in previous years, with 89% of students rating this unique learning environment as excellent.
When it comes to exit routes from this course, the possibilities are endless! Ranging from university education both in the UK and overseas, such as the EFL Trust Community Football Coaching & Development Foundation Degree to careers in the sports and leisure sector. The course provides a variety of skills, some of which are transferable. Students have progressed to employment within their football club, whilst others have pursued Soccer Scholarships in the USA.
A driving force in developing the world’s fastest growing sport in the UK. Future stars continue to emerge from the EFL Trust Futsal programme, with many players catching FA National League & England scouts’ eyes. Frequent call-ups to England Development squads are a testament to the programme’s production of talent.
England International, and Futsal graduate Joe Kenny, commented: “The EFL Trust Futsal programme was great for me. It’s different from school and I just felt motivated to learn.
"You’re studying at a professional football club, the one I’d supported since I was a toddler. You learn using an online platform but you’ve got lots of support. Then of course you get to pull on that club shirt and represent your team against other professional clubs.
"For me it opened up a path into the higher levels of Futsal, regional development squads, England Under 19’s, Under 23’s and finally into the full England Team. If you said to the 15-year-old me that I’d end up going to university, he would have laughed at you. Yet only a few years later I’m studying at a top university and I’ve represented my country.”
By combining your education with something you love, you could not only excel, but pursue a career that you are extremely proud of, and enjoy every minute of it!
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