Gateshead Football Club Academy Level 2

Start Date

Mon Sep 07 2020

Day / Time



1 year


Academy for Sport

Gateshead Football Club Academy Level 2

Will you be 18 at the start of next academic year? Are you a good quality footballer who wants another shot at a pro career? If you have answered yes to these question, then this could be a great programme for you. You will be a member of the Gateshead FC reserve team and receive intensive coaching, conditioning and analysis during this year long programme. Alongside this, you will learn how a successful sports club functions and be able to try out various roles across the business with work placement activities.

The programme is made up three elements: The Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning is the qualification you will receive. You will undergo daily football training sessions, a weekly matchday, two strength and conditioning sessions and a match analysis session per week. Matches take place on Wednesday afternoons and you will play as Gateshead FC reserve team. You will undertake a minimum of 50-hours of work experience with Gateshead FC in order to understand all the different elements of running a successful sports business.

What about after the course?
  • Leisure and sports managers
  • Sports players
  • Sports coaches, instructors and officials
  • Fitness instructors
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Entry level

Academy for Sport