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The Education & Futsal Programme runs over two years and awards a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Performance & Excellence), which is equivalent to three A-Levels. Futsal learners will represent Cardiff City Football Club playing weekly fixtures against other professional clubs in the Bluebirds jersey.

Top-class facilities and leading industry experts provide the perfect environment to develop and progress beyond the determined outcome of the programme. Whether higher education, employment or overseas studies are your ultimate target, the Foundation can help you get there. 


Futsal is an exciting, fast-paced small sided football game, the game places a large emphasis on technical skill and ability in situations of high pressure and is subsequently an excellent breeding ground for football competencies that can be translated into the 11-a side format of the game.

Duration:  2 Years

Study mode:  Full-time

Entry Requirements:  Minimum 4 GCSE’s  A* – D (C or above in Maths & English Highly Desirable)

Qualification:  BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Performance & Excellence) (3 A-level equivalent)

BTEC Level 3 FAQs

Places are offered on a first-come-first-served basis. 

Programme Training Wear

Part of signing up to this course will see you being brought closer to the club and feeling a part of it. We see the training wear as forming a huge part of this in providing a visual representation of your involvement with Cardiff City Football Club.


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