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LLS Sports Coaching and Education

Heart set on a sports career?

Salford City Academy have some good news for males and females with a passion for sport…

We have teamed up with LLS - the experts in training school leavers like you to become the next generation of sports industry leaders. This unique sixth form course is designed to strengthen your CV, prepare you for a coaching career and even help you jump straight into a job.


Course content

You’ll learn how to coach football and a range of other sports, through a mixture of theory, practical sessions and weekly work experience in local primary schools. Your tutors will guide and support you in gaining nationally recognised qualifications to enhance your CV when making your next steps towards coaching.

Timetable with a difference 

50% theory 50% practical + work experience


Take advantage of LLS’ large and varied sporting network during your training. You’ll get exclusive access to elite sports facilities in the UK and abroad, meet industry professionals and be introduced to active employers. A fantastic way to kick-start your career.


Qualifications you can gain (optional extras are available upon request)

Option 1: Sports Industry Course

Option 2: Professional Coaching Course

  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching & Fitness)
  • FA Level 1 Award in Coaching Football
  • First Aid, Child Protection


  • FA Level 1 Award in Coaching Football
  • Level 2 NVQ Activity Leadership
  • Level 2 Principles of Coaching Sport
  • Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Learning in Physical Education and School Sport
  • Level 3 Diploma in Sport Development
  • Level 3 Principles of Coaching Sport

Where does the course lead to?

You’ll be spoilt for choice with each of the options below:

  •  Coach in USA, Canada, Finland, China, Sri Lanka & Qatar
  •  PROGRESS TO UNIVERSITY COURSES IN THE UK OR OVERSEAS (accessed via the sports industry course or by completing a primary school sports apprenticeship)

There are limited places available at our school each year so if you’re interested, we advise you to contact LLS directly by emailing your name, address and contact number to: yourfuture@llsonline.uk A member of their team will contact you within 48 hours about taster sessions and information evenings at our school.

For more information on this award winning sports coaching and education organisation, check out their website: www.llsonline.uk

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