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Football Performance in partnership with Livingston FC

  • Start date:   August 2024
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 5
  • Course Type:   Schools Course

Football Performance in partnership with Livingston FC

The Football Performance course, in partnership with Livingston Football Club, will give aspiring footballers the opportunity to develop their skills and all-round performance.

Applicants may be playing for Livingston’s youth teams, other pro youth teams or even grass roots clubs and this course will increase training and contact time to enhance their football ability.

Days: Tuesday & Thursday 

Time: 1:30pm - 4:15pm

  • What the course includes

    Learners will understand how to create group and individual sessions plans, to make them a better player in their position and also within the structure of their team.

    Strength Conditioning will go along side football sessions to make the players stronger, faster and fitter by creating personal fitness programmes. Learners will also develop their knowledge in how to deal with facilitates and equipment when participating in weekly football sessions as well as looking at what is required to progress into education or employment on completion of the course.

    As part of our partnership with Livingston FC, there will also be opportunities to attend matches over the duration of the course, to see both the men’s and women’s first-team in action.

Why choose this course

If you have a talent for football and want to increase your training time to become a better player then the Football Performance course, in partnership with Livingston FC, is the course for you.

If you want to work hard on the pitch and the gym to become a better player then this is the course for you. If you want to learn about coaching and gym work because your next step to apply for a coaching or fitness courses then this course can provide a pathway for this.

With the course being supported by Livingston FC, there will also be the chance to have additional spotlight shone upon those on the course with college having regular feedback meetings with the football club.

Entry requirements

Learners wishing to access this Level 5 course must be able to evidence at least three National 4 qualifications or equivalent at grade C or above, one of which must be English.

It would be advantageous if applicants have a passion for activity and want to become a leader in the Football Industry.

An Enhanced Disclosure Scotland application is required which you will do through the college if offered a place.

If English is not your first language, ESOL Level 5 is an entry requirement for this course.

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    Where will it lead?

    On completion of the Level 5 Football Performance course learners could complete the full programme at Level 5 in Sport or progress onto the Level 6 courses in Personal Fitness or Sports Performance.

Interview arrangements

If you are invited for an interview/course information session, plan to be in college for around two hours.

The interview includes:

  • Please bring your practical kit and be prepared to take part in a football session
  • An introduction from the course tutor
  • An individual interview
  • Short written task
  • Also bring evidence of your qualifications and/or employment references.
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