The course has been designed to prepare you for a career in sports coaching. The course will be delivered with an emphasis on Football.
Conway Park Campus Europa Boulevard Conway Park, CH41 4NT
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What you'll learn on the course
The qualification is a VTCT NVQ Level 2 Certificate in Activity Leadership, which will be delivered with the emphasis on Football. Wirral Metropolitan College Football Development Centre combines this academic activity leadership qualification with practical skills and technical/tactical development, coaching and the option of competitive or recreational weekly football fixtures depending on ability. Throughout this qualification you will develop the knowledge and skills needed to prepare you to plan, lead, conclude and review activity sessions in the sports environment. Areas of Study (to include) Health, safety and welfare in a sports environment Equality & Diversity in Football Working in a team or organisation Preparation for coaching sessions Leading coaching sessions Conclude and review sessions Enable disabled people to take part in sport Set up, take down and store activity equipment Support the development of Football activities You will take part in a variety of activities as part of the course, examples of these are: College Football Development Centre representation in The Merseyside Schools & College's League (depending on playing ability) Opportunities to play against professional football academies Opportunity to gain your FA Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Coach mentoring scheme through Dame Kelly Holmes Foundation Intra-college competitions Manchester City FC stadium tour National Football Museum visit. Residential visit to London including a visit to Arsenal FC for a festival of football and stadium tours of Emirates and Wembley stadiums Training session at The FA's national football centre St George's Park (training facility of the England national squad) Adventurous activities which may include gorge walking, abseiling, rock climbing, canoeing, and kayaking. Planning and leading sports coaching sessions to local primary school children. Work experience placements