The Coaching Academy is a unique vocational and work based programme delivered by SCL as part of selected Sixth Form School’s and FE College’s post 16 curriculum.
The new Coaching Academy is a 1 or 2 year full time course offered at Level 2 in the first year with successful students progressing to Level 3 equivalent work level to 2 A-levels in the second year.
The education comprises of a Sport Diploma alongside Coaching qualifications and is delivered through the medium of football. Students will study the Diploma, alongside FA Coaching qualifications and the new Level 2 Certificate in Supporting School Sport, a recognised teaching assistant qualification for sport within primary schools (accredited by the Association of Physical Education) or the FA level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football.
SCL manages and delivers all aspects of the course, which was described as 'Excellent, without any weaknesses' by an Ofsted report