Bradford College has joined forces with Bradford Bulls Rugby League Football Club to bring you the Rugby Academy. Endorsed by the Rugby Football League, Bradford & Bingley RUFC and Bradford Council - the Academy gives you the exciting opportunity to combine your academic studies with world-class rugby training. Open to both men and women, the Academy will provide you with expert coaching and training by staff at College and the Bradford Bulls. The programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to either continue with your rugby career, progress through Further and Higher Education courses or gain employment in various relevant fields.
Whilst the Academy is a unique partnership with Bradford Bulls, Rugby Union players are encouraged to join the Academy.
Your vocational study programme is approximately 15 hours per week in your chosen career path. This can be any vocational course from our Further Education Prospectus, such as Construction, Public Services, Beauty Therapy etc. Sports Academy students who wish to choose a Sport course will have the choice of the following vocational sports courses:
The level of course will be chosen in consultation with your tutors, depending on your GCSE performance. Our Sports Academies cater for all abilities and all programmes include a study of Key Skills, to enhance your employment potential.
Students are appointed on a competitive basis and to be successful you will need to demonstrate your sports skills, fitness, motivation and commitment to the sport.
There will be several coaching sessions throughout the week run by professional staff at College and the Bradford Bulls. All college competitions against other colleges in a student league will take place on Wednesday afternoons.
The Academy will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to either continue with your sporting career, progress through Further and Higher Education courses or gain employment in such fields as: Sport Coaching, Sports Administration, Fitness and Leisure Industry, Sports Management and Teaching. The College provides Foundation Degrees in Health-Related Exercise and Fitness, Sports Coaching and Sports Science to help you plan your progression routes in the sports and leisure industries.
For more information on Bradford College’s Rugby Academy, please contact our Course Enquiries Team on: 01274 433333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org