Falkirk Foundation Community Foundation – Centre Forward Programme

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Falkirk Football Community Foundation
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Falkirk Foundation Community Foundation – Centre Forward Programme

This new 12-month course is delivered in partnership with Forth Valley College. The programme is designed for young people who have additional learning support needs and who wish to become more active whilst learning and developing their confidence. Combined with certificated SQA units, learners will have a unique opportunity to take part in a range of on-the-pitch activities – encouraging practical learning and improving health/wellbeing at the same time.

They will also benefit from real-life work placement opportunities. Individuals taking part will be enrolled as students and will have access to the full range of student support services available. The programme will be delivered locally at both the college’s Falkirk campus and Falkirk Stadium.

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Course content includes:

• Working Safely

• Problem Solving

• Working with Others

• Responsibilities of Employment

• Building Employability Skills

• Work Placement

• Sport and Recreation:

  – Assist with Activity Sessions

  – Dealing with Facilities and Equipment

  – Dealing with Accidents and Emergencies

  – Personal Fitness

All of the classroom-based workshops will be combined with practical sport/physical activity sessions

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