The Football Programme at Borders College are now welcoming applicants.
Gain essential employability and academic qualifications while developing your football skills. Students will have the opportunity to:
-Train up to 15 hours a week
-Follow an Individualised Strength & Conditioning programme
-Analyse and evaluate own football performance to gain improvement
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Would you like to combine high quality education with YOUR passion for football? Successful applicants will study academic qualifications at Borders College that are structured to run alongside devloping your practical skills. Players can take courses at different levels such as National Progression Awards at S.C.Q.F level 6 or HND at S.C.Q.F level 7 & 8.
The Football Programme is designed to allow for individual and team development in a structure to support those wishing to progress towards professional football, along with academic study and essential career management skills.As part of the programme you will also receive guidance and education on team cohesion and development, nutrition, conditioning and psychology.
Alongside this you will have the opportunity to undertake accredited coaching courses. The Football Programme is run by UEFA-qualified coaches who have vast experience in the professional game. The coaches manage the players and the academy on a daily basis; ensuring players are working equally hard on and off the pitch. Training is designed to be fun, challenging and rewarding with players given the opportunity to develop at their own rate of learning. The coaches also work to educate the players on life skills for use outside of football such as teamwork, personal organisation, punctuality and self-discipline which are all essential in gaining employability and academic qualifications.
The programme has produced numerous success stories, including Lewis Allan and Allan Smith who went on to win contracts at Hibernian and Dunfermline FC respectively. Fill out the form below to register your interest in a place:
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