What Is The Course?

The Vikings Learning Centre offer a unique NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Sport and Employability Skills to school leavers.

This brilliant course will enable you to develop the key skills to work or study in sport, as well as build a foundation to gain future employment. You will also have the opportunity to gain either a GCSE or Functional Skills qualification in English or Maths.

Who Is It For?

The course is suited for young adults, aged 16-18, who are looking to make their first career steps after High School or to re-enter education.  

What Does The Course Offer?

You will gain an accredited qualification (NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Sport & Employability Skills).

The course also offers:

You will learn about:
• The fundamental skills for sports coaching
• Exercise and its physical benefits
• You will also enjoy taking part in sports and exercise sessions, which will be tailored to your abilities.

Employability Skills:
This course will help you to:
• Develop work experience
• Create a CV
• Prepare for job interviews
• Apply for work
• Manage your finances

Maths and English:
You can also build your skills in Maths and English, if necessary, by gaining either a GCSE or Functional Skills qualification in the subjects. This is an important requirement for many jobs and will help improve your future career prospects.

How Can This Course Benefit Me?

This course will provide you with a great starting point to fulfil your work aspirations, as well as brilliant opportunities to enjoy taking part in sport.

You’ll make new friends, learn new skills and leave with a better direction for your future. You’ll also enjoy exclusive Widnes Vikings rewards, including free tickets to home games. 

Key Information

• The course runs from 30th October – 20th June 2018.
• It takes place every Monday – Wednesday at the Halton Stadium, Widnes.
• A free bus pass is available* (subject to eligibility).
• You will receive £5 per day, and there will be an opportunity to apply for a Riverside College Student Bursary.