Looking for post-16 options? What happens if the traditional college and sixth form isn’t for you?
The Complete Cricket College offers an alternative; a pathway to suit you.
The two year, fully-funded programme enables 16 – 18 year olds to continue their education whilst developing their cricket skills. A qualification equivalent to 3 A Levels is undertaken and first-class cricket coaching received.
We know this can be a tricky time for students; to support you with your decision making we’ve got open evenings for our September 2020 intake on the horizon!
- Wednesday 13th November 2019 – Edgbaston Cricket Ground – 7-8pm
- Wednesday 18th March 2020 – Edgbaston Cricket Ground – 7-8pm
Meet those who will be your tutors and coaches, plus current students; there’s no better way to find out about what it’s like to be a student at the Complete Cricket College.
In the meantime, we’ve answered some key questions here.
What coaching is given?
- 460 hours of high-level cricket coaching delivered by top coaches
- Students have the opportunity to showcase their skills to professional cricket clubs
- Students can put their skills to the test in matches against other teams during the summer months
What qualifications are studied?
- Study full-time with tutors from Aspire Training Solutions
- OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical in Sport and Physical Activity
- 1st4Sport Level 2 Award in Multi-Skills Development in Sport
- ECB Foundation Level Coaching Qualification
With 3 industry recognised qualifications achieved relevant to their chosen field, students are better equipped for their future.
What about work experience?
Having recognised work experience on a CV is invaluable in today’s competitive employment climate. That’s why students at the Complete Cricket College get to undertake a minimum of 30 hours work experience a week.
Retaining knowledge and skills is useful, but being able to practically apply them is key. The work experience element is not only fundamental to their progression on the programme, it is also fundamental to their progression in the future.
Who are the training providers?
Complete Cricket International
Complete Cricket International are the UK’s leading cricket coaching provider.
With a team boasting a variety of expertise and experience, Complete Cricket International specialise in developing cricketers of all ages, using an extensive range of groundbreaking high-quality cricket coaching programmes for individuals, schools, clubs, universities and county boards.
Sharing his thoughts on the programme and upcoming open evenings, David Smith, Managing Director of Complete Cricket said “The Complete Cricket College is a fantastic opportunity for young, aspiring cricketers who want to further their education. Students can expect to train like a professional cricket player and receive high level advice from some of the best coaches in the country whilst studying for a recognised qualification. We’re looking forward to sharing more information at one of the worlds most famous cricket stadiums later next month.”
Aspire Training Solutions
Aspire Training Solutions specialise in the delivery of accredited sport related qualifications and apprenticeships, having worked in the education sector since 2005. Possessing substantial experience and industry knowledge, their team provide high-quality training and work in partnership with various organisations around the country, including the City of Wolverhampton Council.
Recognising the need for alternative post-16 options, Paul Griffiths, Co-Founder and Director of Business Development at Aspire Training Solutions said “Sixth form or college isn’t the route all young people wish to take and the Complete Cricket College gives the opportunity for young people to enhance their cricket game as well as their education. It offers a real alternative to further education which is why we’ve developed a programme that offers a quality learning environment to help learners develop a range of techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life or in higher education.”
What’s after the Complete Cricket College?
- Overseas opportunities, with placements in Australia and New Zealand available.
At a time that can be overwhelming, our open evenings are an opportunity to quell any worries, ask any questions and establish whether this post-16 option is your post-16 pathway.
To discover more about the Complete Cricket College and register your interest in our open evenings, visit www.completecricket.co.uk/cricket-college