Golf Academy Level 3
The Level 3 Sport Academies are two year programmes designed to give talented and motivated young golf players the opportunity to develop their skills, fitness and knowledge while continuing in full-time education.
We welcomed back our Golf Academy in 2019 with a new exciting partnership with the Norfolk Family Golf Centre. Working with Performance Coach Lewis Clarke, our students have use of one of the biggest driving ranges in the region. Students will also have the use of the new teaching bay that has pressure plating, 3D motion and high speed cameras that will help players improve their game. Students also receive membership to Bawburgh Golf Club.
A typical programme of study for a sports academy student would be as follows:
- BTEC Level 3 qualification
- A minimum of 4.5 hours coaching in your chosen sport
- 1 hour strength and conditioning
- Weekly fixture programme
- Access to injury prevention and rehabilitation services
- Nutritional advice/guidance and support linked to academic lessons
- Additional coaching or leadership qualifications (costs apply)
Why Our College?
Our sports facilities are among the best in the region and include the largest indoor tennis venue in the East of England, 3G pitches and gym and fitness centre.
Large, growing industry
The sport, health and fitness industry is worth £20bn and growing.
Industry expert teachers
You will learn from expert teachers with extensive experience in the industry.
4 GCSE's Grade 9-4 (A-C) including English and maths. Alternatively a Level 2 Diploma (normally Merit overall), National Award or BTEC First Certificate (Merit overall) plus English and maths GCSE at grades 9-4 (A-C) or other Level 2 qualifications.
You will also have to undergo a practical assessment in your sport before being accepted on to the programme.
Upon successful completion progression opportunities include:
- Higher Education