Hampshire FA and SCL Education Group have a great opportunity available for all 16-18 year olds for the next academic year!
Hampshire FA and SCL Education Group are excited to offer this great opportunity
Combine your passion for football with a full-time education and development programme, and benefit from an outstanding learning and teaching experience which will push you to achieve your best and set you on the path to establishing yourself with the industry.
Players will study a variety of nationally-recognised qualifications within sport, coaching and fitness managed by SCL.
NCFE 2/3 Diploma in Sport
Where required students will study Maths and English GCSE or Functional Skills.
SCL Education Group is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of education through sport.
Government approved post-16 private education provider
Experts in the field of sport and education delivery with over 15 years' experience
Nationally recognised for high quality advice and guidance
Programmes delivered in real sports environments
Proven Progression routes
During your education and football development programme, you'll benefit from:
Play Football in the SCL Development League
Daily training from highly qualified FA coaches
Guidance on individual football fitness
Regular appraisal to monitor development both on and off the pitch
Nike branded kit
State of the art football facilities
Great opportunities being part of the County FA
There are over 100,000 people employed in the football industry in the UK, and a further 600,000 in the sport and active leisure sector, in roles such as football coaching, physiotherapy, performance analysis, sports development, PE teaching, and many others. Over the course of the programme students will gain the underpinning knowledge and skills for a wide range of these careers.
Successful completion of your study programme will provide you with the option to apply for university. As part of your weekly tutorials, you will receive support and guidance with your UCAS and student finance applications.
If you decide to combine further study with employment, you will be eligible for an apprenticeship within the sport and leisure industry.
Upon successful completion of your study programme, you will receive information, support and guidance on a variety of aspects to support you in securing meaningful employment. This will form the basis of your tutorial sessions, in addition to the academic monitoring and target setting.
Studying with SCL provides you with an opportunity to play professional or non-professional football, as well as a pathway to progress to a USA Scholarship. An American Scholarship will allow you to continue your studies whilst training and competing at a high level.