A 2-year, full-time education and cricket development programme for 16-18 year olds.
Year 1 - BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Sport
Year 2 - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport
Up to 420
FREE for 16-18 year olds except for £300 registration fee.
3 GCSES A-C or 8-4 preferably one Maths or English
SCL Education Group
COURSE START DATE
The Ageas Bowl, Botley Road, West End, Southampton, Hampshire SO30 3XH
Full Time Employment or Apprenticeships, Employment Opportunities in the Leisure Industry, Coaching Opportunities in the UK or Abroad, Foundation or BA Honours Degree at University in a Sports Related Discipline and Employment Opportunities in Cricket (Non Playing)
If successful you will be given a conditional offer and then accepted depending on your results in August.
Players will study a variety of nationally-recognised qualifications within sport, coaching and fitness managed by SCL.
Where required students will study Maths and English GCSE or Functional Skills.
SCL Education Group is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of education through sport.
In addition to classroom based learning delivered by our outstanding teachers and training by highly qualified coaches, students will have access Pro-VLE, our Digital Learning Environment. Pro-VLE has been specifically designed to create a personalised, first class, digital learning experience for our students and has been tailored to support their education and development.
Players will be involved in all aspects of developing their own games, each player will have his/her own player development programme to which they will be working over the 2 years of the course which will include:
HEAD COACH - RON HODGSON
Ron is a Level 3 Performance Coach who is currently the Head Coach for the very successful Hampshire Women’s Squad who were promoted in 2015 to National Division 2 and narrowly missed out on another promotion in 2016. Ron has come through the ranks working in club cricket, county age groups and is involved with delivering both 1-2-1 and course coaching at the Ageas Bowl. Ron also works for England and Wales Cricket Board as a Talent Scout.
CRICKET ACADEMY SPECIALIST COACHES
Every Cricket Academy scholar will have access to specialist sessions with Hampshire Cricket’s team of professional coaches who work with the club’s elite performers on a daily basis. The team has a wealth of experience and includes coaches with experience working with and playing at international level.
The EICA College Course has provided the students a unique opportunity to combine both their studies and cricket development at a world class facility. All of the students have developed nicely during their first year and in the case of one of the players, he has represented Hampshire 2nd XI as a result of his progress. Giles White – Director of Cricket