Bridlington Town Football Academy

This programme is for anyone who wants to be considered as a potential player for Bridlington Town Football club, whilst at the same time studying  for a sport qualification.  The course combines a BTEC programme at a level appropriate to you with specialist football skills coaching.  In addition there will also be the opportunity to undertake a Level Two Fitness Instructors course

What will I study?

  • Fitness testing and training
  • Practical sports
  • Outdoor and adventurous activities
  • Development of personal fitness
  • Psychology for sport performance
  • Exercise and fitness instruction
  • Anatomy and physiology for sport

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is via a combination of external examinations and internally assessed assignments combined with practical sports activities which will include training at the Bridlington FC grounds as well as within the ERC gym.   Suitability for playing with the Club reserves team will be determined via assessed practical activities.

How will the course be delivered?

This course is classroom based and includes a range of external outdoor and residential study visits.  A range of guest speakers will help to raise your awareness of a range of careers within public services.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for a Level 3 programme:

A Level Two BTEC Extended Certificate in Sport at merit level

Entry requirements for a Level 2 programme

Four GCSEs grade D/3  including Maths and English

Appropriate work experience

Successful practical interview demonstrating motivation and commitment to the course

An initial assessment to determine which level of programme is most suitable

What next?

You could progress to Level Two/Level Three qualifications in sport or higher education such as the Foundation Degree in Sport.


Additional information

All study programmes contain English and maths elements.

You will undertake work experience as part of this programme.

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Full Time 2018 Higher Education Apprenticeships 2018 Summer Part-time course guide