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CITC and Connell College team up

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City in the Community and Connell College are offering young women a unique opportunity to achieve their Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport at City's state-of-the-art training and educational facilities.

The two year qualification is equivalent to 3 A-Levels and will be delivered at the Connell College and across the Etihad Campus from September 2015.

Students enrolled in the programme will be coached by fully qualified CITC coaches, with a minimum UEFA B coaching qualification, and be able to take advantage of a range of sport and educational opportunities including:

- 15 hours of learning each week,
- 3 weekly 2 hour coaching sessions, and
- Weekly matches against other colleges and local teams every Wednesday.

Peter Tickle, City in the Community’s Health and Education Manager, explained:

"The Girls Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Sport provides an unparalleled opportunity to access the unique learning environment that is split across Connell College’s new educational facilities and the world class Etihad Campus, which is home to the City Football Academy and the iconic Etihad Stadium.

"Enrolling on this course can only benefit learners and help them to reach their full potential with the support and dedication of highly trained teachers and coaches.

"City in the Community is proud to be a part of such a ground-breaking course and we look forward to welcoming our new students in September."

To register you must be 16-18 years old and hold a minimum of 5 GCSE’s, including English and Maths, at grade C or higher. A keen interest in football training and coaching is essential.

To apply, please contact Peter Tickle at peter.tickle@cityfootball.com before Tuesday 31 March 2015.

View details in a full-size PDF.

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