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Rotherham Utd Community Sports Trust is now recruiting for the Futsal Level 2 Scholarship

12 May 2015

Futsal Level 2 Scholarship

The BTEC Level 2 in Sport Diploma (in partnership with The Football League Trust and Rotherham College) offers students the opportunity to play for Rotherham United. The Futsal experience can lead straight to university, a career in the Sports Industry or professional Football/Futsal. Upon successful completion of the course you will have the opportunity to progress on to the prestigious Level 3 Futsal Scholarship. The Level 3 Programme provides an excellent platform for you to access higher education with the most common exit route being university study. Level 3 scholars also have the chance to progress in to England futsal squads and star in the Soccer AM Futsal Cup.

Programme Content:
The Level 2 Diploma in Sport consists of the following units:

  • Fitness for Sport & Exercise
  •  Practical Sports Performance
  • Carrying Out a Sports Related Project
  • The Mind & Sports Performance
  •  The Sports Performer in Action
  •  Training & Personal Fitness
  •  Anatomy & Physiology for Sports Performance
  •  Designing Exercise Programmes
  • Work Experience in Sport
  • Running a Sports Event
  • The Sport & Active Leisure Industry
  • The Provision of Sport & Active Leisure
  • Sport Community Volunteering

Course Duration:
1 year Part time, 3 days per week, September-July

Entry requirements:

4 GCSE’s at Grade D or above.

Course Assessment:
Most units are assessed through assignments which are submitted via the interactive learning platform in a variety of formats; these include written reports, posters, practical sports, demonstrations, group tasks, interviews, practical coaching, presentations, work experience, projects, performance observation and time-constrained assessments. Two of the core units are assessed using an on screen test that will be completed under exam conditions.

Fixtures & Training:
Whilst on the scholarship your timetable will be split between training and the classroom. Futsal scholars train up to 4 hours each week. During this time you will participate in strength and conditioning, fitness, specific Futsal skills and tactics which will further improve you physically, mentally and tactically. All the physical elements will be delivered by our experienced Futsal coaches and Health team.
All Futsal fixtures will be played at National Futsal arenas. These will take place every other week on a Wednesday afternoon with transport provided. The league will be played against a number of Premiership and Football League teams, for example Sheffield Wednesday, Sheffield United, Barnsley, Doncaster, Hull, Huddersfield and many more!

Further Information:

Should there be and questions or concerns please contact our Futsal Coordinator Andy Warrington on 07984 600 709 or

We look forward to hearing from you soon and hope you choose the Rotherham United Education Academy as your place to further your studies and kick off your career in sport.

Please click the link below for more information on Futsal Level 3 Scholarshipor The Joe Calzaghe Boxing Academy:

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