Sporting excellence professional: Football

Sporting excellence professional: Football

“A sporting professional is capable of performing consistently and effectively in training environments and competitions”

This apprenticeship is applicable across football, cricket and rugby league and union. However, it’s currently only approved for football. On this apprenticeship, you’ll develop into a sporting professional who is capable of performing consistently and effectively in training environments and competitions. You’ll be part of a playing team supported and managed by a wider and multi-disciplinary team, including a manager or head coach, skills coaches, physiotherapists, psychologists, nutritionist, strength and conditioning experts, and educational staff. You’ll have a high level of autonomy in terms of responsibility for what happens on the field of play and need to be able to cope with extreme pressure.

Duration: 18 months

Relevant school subjects: PE

Entry requirements: Depend on employer. Expect a high degree of ability in particular sport

Achievement upon completion: Level 3 (Advanced)—equivalent to A-levels

Potential salary upon completion: Depend on sport and employer

Find out more: www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk