LIVERSEDGE are launching a Football & Education Scholarship Programme and are open for applications for a September 2020 start.

The programme offers:

  • qualification and daytime training
  • individual player pathways, routes into amateur, semi-pro & professional clubs
  • different types of game play
  • competitive football games programme every Wednesday

If you are aged 16 or over and want to apply for a place, complete the application form and send in some video footage of yourself training and explain why you feel you should be considered for the course.

The link for the application form and full details of the course can be found at:

Only limited places are available.

What does the course entail?

  • Full-time two-year course – September 2020
  • BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport


  • Higher Education/University
  • Foundation degree
  • Work experience
  • A career in diverse areas of sport
  • Playing opportunities

Programme Overview

  • Study and train on a vocational course
  • Varied football participation
  • Virtual learning platform
  • Training schedule
  • Coaching experience
  • Pathways into local clubs
  • Work experience opportunities
  • Opportunities to travel and experience football abroad
  • Educational course

BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport

Covers units such as:

  • Sports Coaching
  • Fitness Testing and Training
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Anatomy and Physiology

The education training partner is SCL Education Provider. You will receive a personal login, support from a tutor, and be provided with tasks and assessments to complete throughout the course directly through the platform.

The Playing Experience

  • Integrated coaching/playing programme
  • Coaching sessions provided by FA and UEFA qualified coaches
  • Designed to follow best practice – rest days, technical training, tactical training
  • Friendlies, cups, league competition
  • Football Conference Youth Alliance
  • 11v11, 5v5, 4v4
  • Opportunity for trips abroad
  • Quality Assurance

The quality of lessons and work produced will be monitored closely.

All teaching staff will be PGCE qualified and be suitably experienced to work with the groups.

Coaching sessions are delivered by FA and UEFA qualified coaches who follow FA rules & regulations.

The club welcome applications from youngsters aged 16 or over and from people who have:

  • a strong interest in playing football
  • a strong interest in coaching football
  • a desire and passion to play to their highest possible level
  • predicted 4 GCSE’s at C or above including English/Maths (an individual action plan can be arranged for learners who fall below)
  • a commitment to continuing their football and academic/vocational education after leaving school
  • played football to a good level or have the potential to do so
  • ambition and want a career in sport

Informal enquiries are welcome, please call 07939 263719 for those.