Sport – BTEC LEVEL 2 Partnership

BTEC LEVEL 2 Partnership

Sport in Partnership with Little Sports Coaching &
Cheadle Town FC

Cheadle Town

This practical football-focused programme will provide you with the opportunity to play regular football and gain a Level 2 BTEC qualification (equivalent to a GCSE) in just one year. It offers a range of opportunities to sample multi-sports, practically as well as theoretically.

This will help you progress onto a Level 3 course in Sport or another subject.  Alternatively, you will be well prepared to go straight into employment or gain a place on an apprenticeship, for example, Sports Coaching.

During the year, you will be externally assessed in Anatomy & Physiology and Fitness for Sport units by an online examination.  The other units will be coursework based and include: practical team & individual sports, training for personal fitness, injury & the sports performer and running & leading sports.

Career Path

  • Continue to develop a semi-professional/professional/amateur playing career in football
  • Sports coaching Apprenticeship with Little Sports Coaching
  • Progression to level 3 Sport
  • Fitness Instructor

More than just a course

  • The opportunity to play football for Cheadle Town, a North West Counties League 1 team.
  • Train at a dedicated football-specific facility.
  • Learners will receive professional football coaching from qualified Level 2 Coaches.
  • The opportunity to complete a multi-sports award and the FA level 1.
  • Gain valuable work experience with Little Sports Coaching.




Monday BTEC Sport & Maths/English Football training at
Cheadle Town
Tuesday BTEC Sport & Maths/English Football training at
Cheadle Town
Wednesday BTEC Sport & Maths/English League fixture /
work experience
Thursday BTEC Sport & Maths/English Football training at
Cheadle Town
Friday BTEC Sport & Maths/English.
Multi-Sport Coaching Award
Football training at
Cheadle Town


Entry Requirements

  • Level 2
    To study Level 2 Vocational qualifications you must have achieved at least 4 grade 3 GCSEs.

“This programme (at Cheadle Town) is an excellent option for young people to follow a career in sport and football. The football pathway is clearly in place which will hopefully provide first team players in the very near future.”

Kieran Westwood
Republic of Ireland and Sheffield Wednesday FC