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The Qualitas BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Football Education Programme) is a two-year course suitable for post-16 male students.

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The Qualitas BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Football Education Programme)
is a two-year course suitable for post-16 male students of all playing abilities who have
a keen interest in developing an insight into the sport industry.


BTEC Level 3 Sports Coaching & Development.


Following a ‘category 3’ academy full time module of work.


against local academies and colleges.


within Qualitas with access to 42 different sports.


once qualified, you can earn money delivering sports, events and PE lessons.

Why this unique model?

Based at Graves Leisure students will study in purpose-built classrooms and facilities, creating a perfect learning environment to thrive within.
Alongside the academic studies, where 15 sports related units will be covered, students will train and play on a weekly basis, representing Qualitas in the Regional College League & against Academy professional clubs in friendly fixtures, aiding the courses uniqueness.

Qualitas are passionate about enhancing students’ employability skills, which is why students have access to work experience within Qualitas.

These opportunities include Participating and leading over 50 sporting events across 20 different sports, ranging from football and netball to water polo and fencing.

Course Details

If you are a current Year 11 student and are looking for a football programme that will incorporate category 3 academy full time modules of work, alongside studying a BTEC level 3 sports coaching & development. Whilst also offering unmatched work experience and enrichment opportunities then this is the course for you!

Interested in Applying?

If you would like to apply for this UNIQUE programme you can do this by clicking the below link which will take you through to Sheffield Progress or alternatively you can fill out an expression of interest form.

If you have any questions or would like anymore information please contact – 

Who will deliver the education?

Qualitas Sport Academy have linked with Virtual Learning UK, a Further Education and Work Based Training Provider, who will be responsible for the management and delivery of the educational element of the Scholarship. Virtual Learning UK currently work in partnership with many Sixth Form Schools, Further Education Colleges and Football Academies across the country.


For more information on VLUK please visit their website.