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CITC announce new qualification

  • 19 December 2012 15:00
  • Posted by Nicola McCarthy

Next year, CITC are offering young people aged between 16 -24 the opportunity to gain national accredited qualifications whilst playing FIFA’s recognised indoor game – futsal.

CITC are working alongside national company @Futsal UK and learning provider Sportiv8 in the delivery of this new, exciting and fully interactive programme.

The course lasts for 30 weeks and is aimed at young people who are currently not in education or employment with little or no qualifications.  Throughout the programme participants will be able to gain qualifications such as:

- Level 1 City & Guilds Certificate in Sport

- NVQ Level 1 in Sport & Active Leisure

- Employability Award as well as key functional skills

As part of the programme students will also be coached by top professionals from the club in futsal, the UK’s fastest growing sport, the game where the likes of Carlos TevezDavid Silva and Sergio Aguero began their careers.

"Back in September we launched our first futsal programme partnering with Manchester Futsal Club and this comes as an extension of our desire to further expand the sport whilst also supporting young men and women in education," said CITC’s Football Development Manager.

The programme is due to start in January 2013 with taster days also being organised after Christmas, where those interested will be able to find out more about the course and have the opportunity to play futsal.

For more information about the F1 course please contact Lee Mannion on 0161 438 7831 or alternatively email


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