Rugby Academy Level 3
- September 2020
The Level 3 Sport Academies are two year programmes designed to give talented and motivated young rugby players the opportunity to develop their skills, fitness and knowledge while continuing in full-time education.
Rugby Academy seeks to take talented young players and develop their skills to a higher level, whilst ensuring that they continue their academic studies at an appropriate level. Teams compete both locally and against other leading colleges within the Association of Colleges Sport competitions.
We have a new partnership with Wymondham Rugby Club with Director of Rugby Dave Brinton and First team player Ollie Charlish leading our programme.
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 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)
The rugby pathway seeks to take talented young players and develop their skills to a higher level, whilst ensuring that they continue their academic studies at an appropriate level. Teams compete both locally and against other leading colleges within the Association of Colleges Sport competitions.
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