Welcome to Clitheroe Fooball College

Bringing young people the opportunity to further their studies in sports coaching right at the heart of the Ribble Valley.

Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development

This qualification is intended as a 2 year programme for post 16 students. It is equivalent to 3 A levels and intended for those wanting to progress directly into higher education, employment as a coach or to an apprenticeship.

Course Structure

A typical week for a Level 3 student is made up of 16 hours of study, with the rest of the time dedicated to work experience. Students work alongside highly trained staff to gain relevant experience of sports coaching and PE delivery. Units covered within the programme include Sport Development, Sports Psychology, Nutrition for Physical Performance and Applied Coaching Skills.

Why choose VLUK Clitheroe Football College?

The state of the art facilities at VLUK Clitheroe Football College Campus comprises of a full size 3G pitch with shockpad for better performance and recovery, two small sided pitches, grass pitches, changing rooms and gym access, plus an Education Suite with interactive software, projector and free wifi.

These facilities, along with a dedicated team of education professionals and UEFA qualified coaches, result in an outstanding environment to learn and develop your career.

VLUK Clitheroe Football College gives 16-18 year olds within the Ribble Valley the opportunity to develop their passion for sport without having to commute further afield, with expert teaching and state of the art facilities in the heart of Clitheroe.

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