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Are you a girl in Year 11 or Year 12 considering your full-time education options from September this year?

8 May 2017

Would you like a career in the Sports Industry?

Are you a girl in Year 11 or Year 12 considering your full-time education options from September this year?

Would you like the opportunity to combine your full-time post-16 education with a programme of work experience opportunities in a professional sports club environment?

We’re looking for the next generation of talented sports industry professionals to join us on our full-time post-16 education programme at Northampton Town Football Club.

What is it?
A full-time education programme for 16-18 year olds that combines a high quality, formal education qualification with a programme of Sports Industry specific work experience.

What qualifications could I get?
Those with the equivalent of 5 A*-C GCSE’s including Maths and English, can achieve a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Performance & Excellence) over 2 years. Those with less than the equivalent of 5 A*-C GCSE’s, can achieve a Level 3 Diploma or Subsidiary Diploma over 2 years or a Level 2 Diploma in Sport over 1 year and then move on to the 2 year qualification.

Vocational Qualifications such as Level 1 and 2 Coaching qualifications.

What exit pathways are there?
University – The Level 3 Extended Diploma qualification is equivalent to 3 A Levels and worth up to 420 UCAS points.
Bespoke Undergraduate Degree and HND opportunities with NTFC and principal partner The University of Northampton
Higher Education linked Internships
Apprenticeships – PE and School Sports Apprenticeship opportunities with NTFC, and other external coaching apprenticeship opportunities.
Playing opportunities – linking talented players into the FA Player Centres and the England National Pathway or US Soccer Scholarship opportunities
Other information - The programme runs from the Northampton Town Education Centres at Sixfields Stadium Campus and St Crispin’s Campus (10 minute walk from Sixfields Stadium).

Contact – Head of Education: Jean Limpitlaw on 01604 759864 or email for more information for the opportunity to discuss individual options in more detail.

Next Open Evening – Tuesday 23 May 2017 at 6:00pm at the Northampton Town Education Centre, Sixfields Stadium, Northampton, NN5 5QA

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