Swimming is being revolutionised in Bradford! The introduction of the new Bradford College Swimming Academy, in partnership with the University of Bradford, Bradford Council and local swimming clubs, will provide you with a high standard of coaching, facilities and competition environments in the region.
The Swimming Academy provision will take place in the newly upgraded 25 metre swimming pool within the University of Bradford campus. Working with the City of Bradford District Swimming Club and the Amateur Swimming Association, the Bradford College Swimming Academy will provide you with opportunity to combine your vocational College course with top-class training and coaching, which will give you a progression route to elite swimming performance.
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 a combination of morning (07.00 – 09.00), lunchtime (12.00 – 14.00), twilight (16.00-18.00) and evening (18.00 – 20.00) sessions. All college competitions will take place every Wednesday afternoon.
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 Swimming Academy, please contact our Course Enquiries Team on: 01274 433333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org