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Overview

Title: Sport

Pathway: Health, Science & Sport

Available Study Options:
Full Time, Part Time Print

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 GCSE Re-sit Study Course
You will receive an offer of a place on the course subject to passing an English & Maths 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, 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, plus GCSE grade C/4 in both English and Maths

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 all our courses by choosing the Apply Now button, which appears once you have chosen the area you are interested in.

You can apply for Apprenticeship vacancies or register your interest in an Apprenticeship sector as follows -

To register your interest - http://www.oldham.ac.uk/apprenticeships-traineeships/apprenticeships/

To apply for a vacancy - http://www.oldham.ac.uk/apprenticeships-traineeships/apprenticeship-vacancies/

Cost

Full Time

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 need to pay tuition fees and exam fees, but many students will be eligible for discounts on these.
  • If you're 19 to 23 and do not already hold a full Level 2 (five or more GCSEs at Grade A* to C/1-4; NVQ Level 2 or equivalent) or full Level 3 (an Access to Higher Education Course, BTEC National Certificate or Diploma, NVQ Level 3, or two or more A Levels or equivalent) qualification you will be exempt from paying tuition fee and exam fees if you undertake a full Level 2 or full Level 3 qualifications.    
  • If you are 19 and over, undertaking an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course you may be exempt from paying tuition and exam fees if you receive an active benefit (e.g. Universal Credit, Employment Support Allowance, Job Seekers Allowance) and are seeking work.
  • If you are aged 19 and over and study GCSE Maths or English and do not already hold a C grade/4 or higher in the subject that you are studying, you will be exempt from paying tuition fee and exam fees.
  • Please note that fees may be charged to students ages 19 and over on certain courses. For more information about course fees and whether you may be eligible for fee remission please ring 0161 785 4039 or email admissions@oldham.ac.uk

Part Time

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.

Please note that fees may be charged to students ages 19 and over on certain courses. For more information about course fees and whether you may be eligible for fee remission please ring 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.