Course at a glance

Subject Area:

Construction Skills


Study Programme


BTEC Level 2

Course Start:


Course Length:

1 year


North Street Campus

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The Football Academy

Interested in developing your football skills whilst studying? You can combine our Level 2 BTEC in Construction & the Built Environment with an introduction to Football Coaching. By the end of the course you can be qualified as a Level 1 Football Coach. 

Course overview

The BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Construction and the Built Environment

This course aims to provide an understanding of the construction industry. This includes construction technology, scientific and mathematical applications for construction, construction and design, construction processes and operations and construction drawing techniques. The course will also include Carpentry & Joinery, Brickwork, Painting & Decorating and Plastering.

Our study programmes include a vocational qualification, Maths and English, work experience and employability skills.

1st4sport Level 1 Award in Football Coaching

This award covers:

  • Player and coach development
  • Laws of the game
  • Various coaching skills including passing, shooting, dribbling and attacking
  • FA Emergency Aid
  • FA Safeguarding 

This is an exciting and unique opportunity where students can combine playing football every Wednesday in the ESFA  College league, train every Monday by a qualified UEFA B football coach at goals soccer centre, gain a qualification in trade skills  and become a level 1 football coach all in one year.

This opportunity also offers players weekly access to JD Gym and to participate in the National citizen programme which you can gain valuable skills and have the chance to go on a summer residential. 

Entry requirements

5 GCSE's including Maths & English at grade 3 and 3 other subjects with average grade 3.

Your interview will be confirmed after your application has been processed. 

What can I do after this course?

After completing this course there are a number of options available; depending on your final grade you could move onto an apprenticeship or the BTEC Level 3. 

Find out more

For more information about The Football Academy course you can speak to Denis Metcalf, Student Liaison Officer on 0113 222 6078 or email Please note this course is for students age 16 and over.

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