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Overview

Title: Sport

Pathway: Health, Science & Sport

Available Study Options:
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Study Option

There are currently no other study options available for this course.

What will I study?

FUTSAL Academy - Level 2 and 3 (Full Time)

These courses provide students with an opportunity to gain vocational qualifications in BTEC Sports and Exercise Science whilst playing in the Futsal League, in conjunction with Oldham Athletic Football Club. The course combines academic studies with 6 hours of Futsal, including match days  and training by UEFA coaches . As part of the Academy, students will have the opportunity to gain additional qualifications e.g. Level 1 Futsal Coaching and Level 1 Refereeing and First Aid. Should you wish to find out more information about the Level 2 and 3 BTEC Sport vocational qualifications please see below.

Sport - Level 2 (Full time - 1 year course)

A range of units will be covered including anatomy & physiology, fitness training, practical team sports and leading sports activities. You will also need to undertake and complete 35 hours work experience over the course of the year. You may also need an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check (criminal record check) if you are working with children or vulnerable adults in the workplace setting.

Sport Science - Level 3 (2 year course)

A range of units will be covered e.g. Anatomy for sport & exercise, physiology for sport & exercise, fitness training programmes, sports psychology and research methods. You will also need to undertake and complete 35 hours work experience over the course of the 2 years. You may also need an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check (criminal record check) if you are working with children or vulnerable adults in the workplace setting.

BTEC Football Education Programme - Manchester City (City in the Community programme) - Level 3

See separate Fact Sheet.

How will I be assessed?

FUTSAL Academy Level 2 and 3

The Level 2 course will be assessed via written work, practicals and presentations; two units will be assessed via external exams.

The Level 3 course will be assessed via written reports, posters, practicals, projects, presentations and work experience.

Level 2 Sport

The Level 2 course will be assessed via written work, practicals and presentations; two units will be assessed via external exams.

Level 3 Sport Science

The Level 3 course will be assessed via written reports, posters, practicals, projects, presentations and work experience.

BTEC Football Education Programme - Manchester City (City in the Community)

All units are internally assessed via written reports, posters, practicals, projects, presentations and work experience. Each  unit is graded Pass (P), Merit (M) or Distinction (D).

What will this lead to?

BTEC Football Education Programme - Manchester City (City in the Community)

Manchester City Education projects including 'Premier League Works', ‘Built for Business’, ‘City Pathways’ and ‘City BTEC’ and all are designed to engage and inspire young people by providing qualifications and skills required to progress into further education, employment or training.

Level 2 Sport

Progression onto a variety of higher level courses, employment or apprenticeships.

Level 3 Sport Science

Progression onto a variety of higher education courses, including Foundation degrees at University Campus Oldham, employment or apprenticeships.

Entry requirements

Entry Level Courses : 
Skills for Life & Work 
No formal qualifications are required for this course, although evidence of personal progression from previous education establishments would be beneficial.  
These courses are specifically designed for learners with a special educational need (SEND). 

Skills & Employability  
English & maths GCSE Grades G-U / 1 or English & maths Functional Skills Entry Level 3  

Full Time ESOL
No formal qualification are required for this course, you will recieve an offer of a place subject to passing an assessment;

Full Time GCSE Re-sit Study Course
You will receive an offer of a place on the course subject to passing an assessment. 

Full Time Level 1 Course 
English & Maths GCSE Grades E-G/1- 2 or English & Maths Functional Skills Entry Level 3. 

Full Time Level 2 Course 
Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade D/3 including English and Maths or a vocational qualification Level 1 in the chosen subject, plus GCSE grade D/3 in both English and Maths. 
English & Maths Functional Skills Level 1 will be accepted as an alternative to GCSEs.  

Full time Level 3 Course
Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A-C/4-9 (including English and Maths) or a vocational qualification Level 2 in the chosen subject,
English & Maths Functional Skills Level 2 will be accepted as an alternative to GCSEs in some subject areas.  

T Level 
Minimum of 5 GCSE passes but English and Maths GCSE must be Grade 5 or above. 
T levels in Science and Healthcare Science will also require a minimum of a grade 5 in a GCSE Science subject.

 

How to apply

You can apply for this programme via the Apply Now button, at the top.

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Cost

If you are aged between 16 and 18 when you start your course and are taking a course leading to a qualification, the tuition and exam fees are free. However, there may be some additional costs for optional trips, recommended text books and professional start up kits. We have a bursary scheme to assist with these costs.

  • If you're aged 19 or over, you may be eligible for funding towards your course fees. It will depend on your personal circumstances and will be discussed at enrolment. You will be asked to bring documentation with you when you are invited to enrol.
  • If you are aged 19 and over and study Maths or English and do not already hold a C grade/4 or higher in the subject that you are studying, you will get the course for free.
  • If you have any queries please contact us on 0161 785 4039 or email admissions@oldham.ac.uk

What happens next?

It is important that you come along and speak to one of our staff about your choice/s.

Once we receive your application, you will be invited in to speak to a tutor or a member of the Apprenticeship team to discuss your application.

This will provide you with the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the course/Apprenticeship and to see our facilities.