Football Studies Level 3

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arrowLevel 3
calendar1 Year
pinLancaster & Morecambe College
Start date: 07/09/2020

This is a one or two year full-time football course, suitable for those who value the importance of academic study and training. In essence, it offers an opportunity for students to gain a recognised qualification whilst working on their football ability, strength and conditioning, as well as their football ambitions. The course offers you the chance to be trained by a UEFA licensed coach, on a full-time basis as well as competing at a high level of football.

Students will be involved in practical sport, football coaching and physical fitness classes, during which they will develop their practical knowledge and skills as a footballer and coach, as well as their own personal fitness and training understanding.

Who is this Course for?

The Level 3 Football Studies course can set you up on your path to gaining employment within the ever increasing job roles in professional football, and also includes a substantial amount of careers related learning designed to support progression to the suitable next step. This could include educational trips, employability skills and employer encounters such as guest speakers. The course is designed for 16-18 year olds and will be delivered as a study programme which includes maths and English where applicable.

What qualification will I get?

The programme can be catered to the individual depending on qualifications and the results achieved.

On completion of the course, qualifications can include:
• Level 3 BTEC Subsidiary Diploma
• Level 3 BTEC 90 Credit Diploma
• Level 3 BTEC Diploma
• Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

These qualifications are nationally recognised by employers, professional bodies, universities and colleges.

What do I do Next?

For more details or information, please call Dave Scambler on 01524 521250, or email

Download The Course Information Sheet

Football Academy

The Football Academy at Lancaster & Morecambe College is a full-time Education & Football programme for 16–19 year olds, delivered by UEFA qualified coaches. The Academy can offer you:

  • Full-time education and training in football
  • Excellent progression routes, including scholarships to USA & Canada
  • Valuable sport related work experience
  • FA Level coaching qualification
  • European project opportunities, including a football tour to Alicante
  • Strength and conditioning training
  • Completion of your NCS award

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Acceptance onto Level 3 Football Studies, and into the Football Academy, is completed through a trial selection process.