Newcastle United Foundation, the official charity arm of Premier League club Newcastle United, has partnered with Newcastle College to launch an interactive esports programme for students.
As a result, one and two-year BTEC Level 2 and 3 diplomas will be made available to students, who will be given the chance to represent Newcastle United Foundation in organised competitions throughout the academic year.
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Applications for the BTEC Level 2 and Level 3 diplomas are now open for enrolment for September 2021. The Newcastle United Foundation is hosting a dedicated recruitment event on April 29th, as well as a FIFA tournament at Newcastle College on April 30th.
Steve Beharall, Head of Newcastle United Foundation, said: “We are thrilled to be extending our ongoing partnership with Newcastle College to offer young people in our region the most up-to-date and exciting opportunities to learn and work towards new and interesting careers right here in the North East.
“These new courses are truly one-of-a-kind in the region and we are excited to see what the future holds for the first cohort of students starting their journey in September.
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