AIFF & Pearson Launched BTEC International Level 3 Sport Qualifications
News Desk, News Nation 360 : The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is to offer international sports industry qualifications designed to provide pathways to careers in sports for millennials and adults. This gives them a wonderful opportunity to obtain a world-class sports education created by Pearson with real-life content from Liverpool Football Club across five career pathways - Sport, Fitness, Coaching & Development, Sports Business & Management, Sports Facilities Operations and Management. Praful Patel, President of AIFF, said that they are proud to announce that for the first time in India, high school students, college students and postgraduates will have the opportunity to learn from the best in global sports and global education and gain internationally recognized vocational education training across a wide spectrum of career-focused sports courses such as sports psychology, sports journalism, sports nutrition, sports performance analysis, sports development, sports business, sports facilities, operations and many others. This will help them better understand and experience career pathways and provide our nation with well- trained and internationally certified young professionals. This exclusive partnership will transform the learning experience for sports enthusiasts across India who aspire to pursue careers in the global sports industry. BTEC International Level 3 qualifications are recognized internationally by governments, industry and higher education institutions and support learners’ progression into the workplace, further augmented in India via joint qualifications of AIFF certified Diplomas, Graduate and Post Graduate University Degrees. These qualifications will now be available to learners from the ages of 16 years and upwards and support their progression into higher education or employment in the local or international sports and leisure industries.
Report : Anustup Kundu