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Women's Sport with Football - Level 3 Diploma

If you have a passion and talent for football then this is the place for you. The Women’s Football Academy at Hopwood Hall has outstanding on site facilities and we are now delighted to have entered into a unique new partnership with Paris St-Germain Academy England.

Paris Saint-Germain Academy England is dedicated to developing players of all abilities. Fitness, health, wellbeing and nutrition are fundamental parts within the Academy. Each coach is specially trained in the Paris Saint-Germain methodology so that our students learn the PSG way! The sessions are devised by the club’s technical staff and follow the Paris Saint-Germain playing philosophy, while adapting the position and level of each player.

As a student at Hopwood Hall College you become part of the Paris Saint-Germain family and will play the same way as the youth and first team setup in Paris. The goal of the partnership is to not only develop the football players but also ensure that each individual’s educational targets are achieved.

At the Paris Saint-Germain Academy at Hopwood Hall you can expect to be taught by qualified, highly respected, professional coaches who know how to bring out the best in you and who aim to increase the numbers of women playing football professionally.

The course is taught at our Middleton campus, located in Middleton, Greater Manchester.

Women's Sport with Football - Level 3 Diploma

If you have a passion and talent for football then this is the place for you. The Women’s Football Academy at Hopwood Hall has outstanding on site facilities and we are now delighted to have entered into a unique new partnership with Paris St-Germain Academy England.

Paris Saint-Germain Academy England is dedicated to developing players of all abilities. Fitness, health, wellbeing and nutrition are fundamental parts within the Academy. Each coach is specially trained in the Paris Saint-Germain methodology so that our students learn the PSG way! The sessions are devised by the club’s technical staff and follow the Paris Saint-Germain playing philosophy, while adapting the position and level of each player.

As a student at Hopwood Hall College you become part of the Paris Saint-Germain family and will play the same way as the youth and first team setup in Paris. The goal of the partnership is to not only develop the football players but also ensure that each individual’s educational targets are achieved.

At the Paris Saint-Germain Academy at Hopwood Hall you can expect to be taught by qualified, highly respected, professional coaches who know how to bring out the best in you and who aim to increase the numbers of women playing football professionally.

The course is taught at our Middleton campus, located in Middleton, Greater Manchester.

Entry Requirements

In order to begin this course, learners need to have achieved a minimum of 4 GCSEs grade C/3 or above to include English and mathematics.

Details

A 'work hard play hard' ethos is expected of all students and a balanced approach to the sporting/academic demands of the programme is essential.

Our Football Academy is run by a qualified, highly respected and professional coach. We have developed a unique training programme which combines the Football Academy with a diploma in sport and includes specialist advice on nutrition, sports therapy, sports psychology, skills development plus organising and preparing to coach a range of sporting events.

**Dependent upon timetables, the Football Academy may be studied alongside other courses in the college - with the diploma being credited to that specific chosen area.**

TOPICS ON THIS COURSE INCLUDE:

  • Principles of anatomy and physiology in sport

  • Sports coaching

  • Practical team sports

  • Sports nutrition

  • Psychology for sports performance

  • Fitness training and programming

  • Sports leadership

  • Organising sports events

  • Injury in sport

Work Experience

There is no specific work experience required or undertaken for this course however, you will obtain the skills and knowledge that you need in order to progress into a career in the football/sports industry.

Progression

Upon completion of this course, you have a number of options to choose from. If you wish to continue your studies, this course provides UCAS points which can help with entry to higher education or provide enough on its own depending on the degree/course chosen and institution.

You may also want to go into employment. Possible careers include: Sport Coaching, Sports Development, Leisure Centre Assistant or Supervisor, Teaching, PE Assistant in schools, Armed Forces, Sports Therapist, Sports Journalist, Sports Business & Marketing, Gym Instructor and NHS Public Health Initiatives.

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