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Places available on Football Education programme

20 August 2017


Places available on Football Education programme

20 August 2017

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With GCSE results day on Thursday, Fleetwood Town FC hope all students collecting their results achieve the grades they wish.

Fleetwood Town FC’s Community Trust still have places available on their 2017-2019 Football Education BTEC programme. 

For the past three years Fleetwood Town FC Community Trust have offered local students the opportunity to study and play football after they leave school. Students complete either an Edexcel level 3 or level 2 BTEC in Sport provided by the League Football Education (LFE). It is a two year full time course, where students combine their time between studying for 10-15 hours a week and playing and training on a full time basis. Students complete a minimum of five hours training per week, with weekly football and futsal fixtures every Wednesday against other EFL football teams.

On completion of the course, students will leave with a fully accredited Edexcel BTEC qualification, allowing them to progress onto university, scholarships abroad and even employment with the sports industry. Alongside this we pride ourselves with providing further enrichment qualifications and opportunities such as the FA level 1 Football and Futsal Coaching qualifications and work experience within the football club and community trust.

No matter what you achieve in your GCSE's we can offer you a place on our Football Education Course, by offering both a level 3 and a level 2 we have places available to all students. 

Entry requirements:

Age: 16-18 by August 31st 2017


Level 3: 3-4 GCSE's grade A*- C or Grade 4 and above

Level 2: Anything below the level 3 entry requirements.

Whether you have already signed up, expressed an interest in the past or make a last minute decision we will be holding enrolment events on Thursday 24th and Friday 25th August from 12.00pm-3.00pm for all potential students to sign up and confirm their place on the course. Enrolment will be held at both Highbury Stadium (Fleetwood) and Poolfoot Farm training complex (Thornton) on both days for easy access for all students. If you miss these times and events, do not worry, you can still sign up at a later date as we can accept students all the way up to October 2017. 

To fully enrol, report to one of enrolment venues, bringing with you; all your GCSE results, Photographic ID or Birth Certificate and proof of Address (such as bank statement or household bill, These can be parents if needed). Once completed, we will safely accept you onto our programme and look forward to you joining our successful BTEC programme.


For more details and further enquiries on the course please contact David Walton on 01253 208440 or on

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