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Join the BTEC programme on Thursday!

23 August 2017

It is GCSE results day on Thursday and Blackburn Rovers Community Trust still have places available on their upcoming Football BTEC programme.

The BTEC programme offers students who have just finished high school education the unique opportunity to study for a fully accredited qualification under the Blackburn Rovers umbrella.

There are still spaces on the Level 1 (Entry Level) course and the Level 3 BTEC in Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness). The full breakdown of both courses is below.

Level 1 (Entry Level)

  • An interest in sport required;
  • Education delivered in partnership with an OFSTED outstanding college;
  • Teaching and training delivered at Ewood Park in state of the art facilities with fully qualified specialised teaching staff, with full learning and UCAS support.

Level 3 BTEC in Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness)

  • Equivalent of 3 A Levels;
  • Gain sufficient qualifications to attend University or a quality entry level job;
  • Five GCSEs or equivalent including Maths and English at A-C required;
  • Education delivered in partnership with an OFSTED outstanding college;
  • Teaching and training delivered at Ewood Park in state of the art facilities with fully qualified specialised teaching staff, with full learning and UCAS support.

So if you are a more practical learner, our courses may suit you! Our courses offer a minimum of four hours football training per week plus competitive matches against other EFL clubs running the same BTEC programme.

On GCSE results day, we will be in the Darwen End Stand at Ewood Park from 9am-5pm. To fully enrol, please bring with you, all of your GCSE results, photo ID or birth certificate and proof of address. Entry requirements are from ages 16-18 by August 31st 2017.

For further information, please email chris.mcgrail@brfctrust.co.uk. or call 07792 573456.

Good luck to everyone receiving their GCSE grades on Thursday from BRCT!


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