The Surrey CFA Referee Academy

OVERVIEW

COURSE
A 2-year, full-time education and referee development programme for 16-18 year olds. 

Year 1 - BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Sport
Year 2 - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport

UCAS POINTS
Up to 420

COST
FREE for 16-18 year olds - There will be a subsidised cost for purchasing training kit

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
3 GCSES A-C preferably one Maths or English

TRAINING
The Surrey CFA and Ref Support

EDUCATION PROVIDER
SCL Education Group

COURSE START DATE
September 2017

LOCATION
Metropolitan Police Football Club, Imber Court Sports Club, Ember Lane, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 0BT

EXIT ROUTES
Access to University, Apprenticeships, Refereeing jobs and employment opportunities within the sport and leisure industry, including coaching placements.

 

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OPEN DAYS

APPLICATION PROCESS

  1. BOOK YOUR TRIAL
    • Select your chosen Academy and Book trial
    • Provide the information requested

  2. ATTEND TRIAL
    • Demonstrate your skills
    • Successful Players will be offered an interview

  3. INTERVIEW
    • One hour Education interview
    • Your chance to ask any questions about the education programme and show your passion for sport

  4. PRESENTATION
    • For you and your parents
    • Hear about the Education and Training programme
    • Meet the SCL teachers and Academy coaches
    • Understand your exit routes when you graduate from the academy
    • Ask any questions

If successful you will be given a conditional offer and then accepted depending on your results in August.

EDUCATION

Players will study a variety of nationally-recognised qualifications within sport, coaching and fitness managed by SCL. 

  • Year 1 - BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Sport
  • Year 2 - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport

Where required students will study Maths and English GCSE or Functional Skills.

SCL Education Group is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of education through sport

  • Government approved post-16 private education provider
  • Experts in the field of sport and education delivery with over 15 years' experience
  • Nationally recognised for high quality advice and guidance 
  • Programmes delivered in real sports environments 
  • Proven Progression routes

COURSE UNITS

YEAR 1

  • Principles of Anatomy & Physiology
  • The Physiology of Fitness
  • Technical & Tactical
  • Practical Team Sports
  • Fitness Training & Programming
  • Fitness Testing for Sport & Exercise
  • Current Issues in Sport
  • Sports Coaching
  • Assessing Risk in Sport
  • Instructing Exercise Physical Activity & Fitness

YEAR 2

  • Analysis of Sports Performance
  • Rules, Regulations & Officiating in Sport
  • The Athlete’s Lifestyle
  • Talent Identification & Development in Sport
  • Psychology for Sports Performance
  • Exercise, Health & Lifestyle
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Sports Injuries
  • Organising Sports Events

Units are subject to change depending on Ofqual approval.

DIGITAL LEARNING

In addition to classroom based learning delivered by our outstanding teachers and training by highly qualified coaches, students will have access Pro-VLE, our Digital Learning Environment. Pro-VLE has been specifically designed to create a personalised, first class, digital learning experience for our students and has been tailored to support their education and development.

  • Access study resources any place and at any time
  • Simple submission of assignments online
  • Students can interact with their class, teachers and coaches using Yammer
  • Direct access to timetables, learner plans and emails 
  • Immediate access to tutor support
  • Coaches will share performance and grades directly with students online
  • A section of the Pro-VLE solely dedicated to information, advice and guidance on Career Progression
  • Policies, Procedures, bursary forms and safeguarding information available at the click of a button
  • FREE Microsoft Office 365

TRAINING

  • Referee in local youth and open age football as well as Chelsea and Fulham Academies
  • Six hours of training a week both theory and practical on the laws of the game and their application by highly qualified FA Tutors
  • Guidance on diet and nutrition with weekly fitness programmes
  • Appointed a mentor to support them through their early development
  • Receive further training and development
  • When students graduate they will be qualified level 7 referees able to officiate local youth and open age games

Location

The Academy will be based at Metropolitan Police Football Club, Imber Court Sports Club, Ember Lane, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 0BT

 

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  • SCL is an employer partner of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity.

  • SCL are pleased to announce that they are Finalists for the Apprenticeship Provider of the Year!

  • SCL are an Ofsted registered Childcare provider.

  • SCL have partnered with De Montfort University to launch a Sports Coaching Degree programme,

  • The Flame Awards are the largest celebration of innovation and excellence from across the sector.

  • SCL are strategic partners with UKactive.

  • EU EFS

  • Matrix

  • Traineeships are a stepping stone to future success for young people, businesses and the wider economy.

  • Our Saturday Soccer Coaches are FA qualified, Level 2 and above

  • SCL's School Sport Apprenticeship programme has been designed specifically to give those wanting a career in coaching and physical education the skills, knowledge and qualifications to help make it happen.

  • SCL were awarded an Ofsted outstanding in 2015 for their Holiday Activities.

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