The RUCST Education Academy deliver a number of high quality sports courses in Further and Higher Education. We pride ourselves on excellence by ensuring that all of our teachers are fully qualified and provide learners with the latest resources and technology, in order to enhance the individuals learning journey. We have a brand new state of the art facility, ‘The Goal Zone’ which is situated within The New York Stadium and boasts 3 classrooms, an office and a health space, which provides alternative methods to fitness testing.
The various study programmes combine academic studies with a practical sporting experience and are aimed at young people who have a passion for sport and a desire to progress to University or employment within the sporting industry.
The courses provided by the Education Academy are:
• Level 1 BTEC ‘Sport & Active Leisure’ (1 Year Full-time)
• Level 2 NCFE Diploma ‘Sport’ (1 Year Full-time)
• Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma ‘Sport Performance & Excellence’ (2 Years Full-time)
• Foundation Degree in Community Football Coaching & Development
• BSc (Hons) Football Coaching, Development and Administration
The Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications have been developed to give learners the opportunity to enter employment in the sport and active leisure industry, in particular sports coaching and development. Alternatively many learners progress internally onto the next level study programme.
The Extended Diploma is equivalent to 3 A-Levels and progression into Higher Education in sports related degrees is an extremely common pathway for sports students, in particular sports science and physiotherapy. Alternative opportunities include employment in the sports industry and scholarships abroad.
If you would like to find our more information regarding our Educational provision, please visithttp://www.rucst.co.uk/. Alternatively please contact our Education team: