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The West Ham Foundation Football Academy Course

The West Ham Foundation Football Academy Course

Course Information

Course Level
– 3
Course Type – NCFE
Specific Entry Requirements
Five GCSEs at Grade 4. including English and or Maths
Duration – 2 Years
Student Age – 16-18

NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Sport and Physical activity


About The Course.
During the course you will develop the theory and practical-based skills needed to progress within the sporting industry. You will be developing your understanding of anatomy and physiology, applied psychology and research methods.
How Is The Course Taught?
The course will be taught within a variety of learning environments. Using a mixture of classrooms, computer rooms, the gym, labs, football pitches and sports halls.
How will I be Assessed?
You will be assessed via a combination of written coursework, observations during practical tasks and presentations.
What does it lead to?
After completing the course, Level 3 graduates go on to study at a variety of university courses within the sports sector.
These degrees range from physiotherapy, sports coaching, occupational therapy, sports rehabilitation, sports journalism, or to train as a PE teacher. Some of our students may take the apprenticeship route which can lead to employment.
There is also an established pathway to study at The University of East London (UEL) on their collaborative degree programmes with The West Ham Foundation.
These include their BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching and Performance course​, BSc (Hons) International Sport with Enterprise course and their MSc Workplace Diversity in Sport course.”

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