Programme Overview

The BTEC based education programme is delivered by our Partners SCL, an approved BTEC Centre. Newcastle Elite Academy
will deliver the football training.

COURSE: A 2-year, full-time education and football 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
LEAGUE: Applying to participate in ECFA – AoC Sport
COST: FREE for 16-18 year olds – There will be a subsidised cost for purchasing training kit
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: 3 GCSES A-C or 8-4 preferably one Maths or English
FOOTBALL TRAINING: Newcastle Elite Academy
SCL Education Group
September 2018
 The Football Academy will be based at Northumbria University, Coach Lane Campus, Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7XA for 4 days a week and 1 day a week the academy will be based at Northumberland Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8SG.
Access to University, Apprenticeships, play professional and semi-professional football,Football coaching, Sport, Leisure and Fitness jobs.

Our programme will emulate a professional football environment consisting of a multi – disciplined coaching team specialising in all fields, so that every player can maximise their potential by developing technically/tactically, physically, psychologically and socially.

The aim of our Student-athlete Football Education programme (Post-16/GCSE) is to provide the opportunity for talented young football players to pursue with a dual career pathway leading to achievable pathways into higher education and sports performance.

All students will continue in their football development through our elite football training programme designed and directed by our four premier league professional directors, delivered by our highly qualified coaching team with vast experience of working at professional football clubs at first team and academy level.

Benfield Elite BTEC Football Academy

Kit sponsors Interceil Ltd, the North East’s specialist interior fit-out contractor.

Benfield Elite BTEC Football Academy

Training kit sponsors The Naked Deli, clean and healthy eating.

Benfield Elite BTEC Football Academy

Coaching kit sponsors NWR Hygiene Group, UK commercial hygiene provider.