Further Education

Age range
Course duration
2 years
Visa requirements for international students
Student Visa
Education provider
FCV/Loughborough College

FCV students can study BTEC & NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development over two or three years.

Course Information

The vocational course explores different areas of employment in the sports sector and its units cover subjects such as anatomy and physiology, psychology, and coaching, making it perfect for those aspiring for a career in football. Students are required to undertake 15 hours of study per week, which takes place alongside full time football training.

The Level 3 BTEC & NCFE courses are the equivalent of three A-levels, opening more opportunities for students to progress into higher education. Upon completion of the previous academic year (2021/22), FCV students posted a 100% pass and completion rate with a 92 per cent retention rate from first- to second-year student.


UK Residential Students – £30,500
EU & International Residential Students – £35,000
UK Day Students – Find out more
All fess will be paid in instalments throughout the academic year

Term Dates

Find out more about this course

Speak to a member of our admissions team, please contact us via the below methods.

Telephone – +44 (0) 1933 420000


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Taster Day

Join us for a FREE Taster Day to view the facilities at Grace Dieu Manor Park, as well as meet Academy staff to ask questions and take part in training sessions ran by our UEFA qualified coaching team – Find out more