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The CITC BTEC programme is an education provision with 4 partner colleges in conjunction with a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport.

Project Summary

Students complete the 3 A Level equivalent qualification, alongside a progressive and competitive daily football programme.

Project Objective

To provide 16-19 year old students, primarily living in areas of deprivation,  an opportunity to develop their academic knowledge and understanding of sport, together with a high quality football coaching provision.

Learning Objectives

  • Level 3 Extended diploma in Sport
  • FA Level 1 Coaching qualification
  • Improved confidence and communication skills
  • A well-rounded insight into further careers/education

Project Need

9.4% of 16-17 year olds in Manchester are not in education, employment or training (NEET) or their activity is not known, compared to 6.6% in the North West, and 6.0% nationally[i]. The Manchester rate is significantly worse than for England overall. The BTEC programme provides an opportunity to further education.