Aside from playing coaching, you will learn lots of different skills and gain qualifications which will allow you to progress into the sports industry to pursue a variety of careers. Here are just a few careers that started with this qualification.

•    Coach

•    Manager

•    Sports Analyst

•    PE Teacher

•    Sports Events Management


Our extensive work placement programme allows students to “try before you buy” in numerous areas of sport and leisure, ensuring our graduates leave with a clear idea of their future endeavours.

If you want to further your education after studying with us, we have links with a variety of different additional courses with our partner at the University of South Wales





Or why not train to become a sessional coach with the Foundation? At the end of your programme of study, you will have gained an FA Level 2 coaching certificate, allowing you to become a coach.


Jacob – 2nd Year Student

Whilst on the degree, I have boosted my skills over a wide variety of challenges and situations. Lincoln City Foundation have provided me with the knowledge and experience to set me up for a career in the sports industry.

Shane – Community Coach and 1st Year Student

Shane has been with Lincoln City Foundation for 4 years, delivering and coaching young athletes and students. Shane has undertaken the degree in order to gain the skills and understanding to become a Secondary School PE Teacher, sharing his experience with a wider variety of learners.

Entry Requirements

Why Join The Lincoln City Foundation Sport and Education Programme


You will be registered as a Lincoln City Student and as a University of South Wales student, this means you have access to two lots of tutors to help you with your coursework and assignments. Two sets of expertise and knowledge, for the price of one!

All you have to do is get the grades!

Entry Requirements 

  • You must pass English Language and Mathematics at Level 2 (GCSE or equivalent)

  • Show an interest in the theory and practical sides of sport and leisure

  • Typical A Level offer- DD to include at least one A Level in Science, Mathematics, Physical Education or Psychology but to exclude General Studies.

  • Level 1 in football coaching or equivalent foundation level football coaching qualification from a football (NGB)- can be studied whilst applying for the course

  • Typical Btec offer- BTEC Diploma Merit Merit or BTEC Extended Diploma Merit Pass Pass in a relevant subject.

  • Industry experience is taken into consideration