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Sports Course Opportunity

22 August 2013

The community programme are offering a new education and playing opportunity for young students.

Link up with the Cheltenham Town Community Programme for a new Education & Playing opportunity.

Study with Cheltenham Town a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Sport, including an NVQ level 2 in activity leadership, as well as a Functional Skills level 1 or 2 in English/Maths. 

The course is for any 16-18 year olds that have not achieved the required GCSE grades (C’s and above) to attend school sixth forms & many College courses, but whom are still looking to further their education. The course is supplemented by a full Football games programme, representing Cheltenham Town FC.

On completion of the course, all candidates can gain the equivalent of 4 GCSE grades C+. The course is free and fully funded and is linked with Millbrook Academy. 


- BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Sport – equivalent to 4 GCSE (Grade C+) & NVQ Level 2 in Activity Leadership
- Functional Skills in English and Maths Level 1 or Level 2
- One year programme for 16-18 year olds studying and playing football 16 hours per week.
- Play 11 side Football representing Cheltenham Town FC in a recognised College League
- Education studies will take place at Cheltenham Town FC.
- Full CTFC kit including training travel kit playing and training kit.
- In partnership with Millbrook Academy  and Virtual Learning UK.
- BTEC L2, NVQ L2 and Functional Skills delivered and assessed through the online learning programme - The Sport Brain.  

Entry requirements:  Minimum 4 GCSE's at grade D to E

Pathway after course leads onto:

- BTEC Level 3 Enhanced Diploma in Sport at Cheltenham Town FC
- Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Sport 
- University Foundation Degree
- A career in sport.

For more details and to register an interest please contact the CTFC Community team, or 01242 518630

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