18 May 2022

INTRODUCING NEWCASTLE THUNDER'S EDUCATION ACADEMY

?Newcastle Thunder Education Academy is the course to consider by school leavers who want a career in the sport or rugby industry

In partnership with Tyne Met College, this course will allow you to complete an NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport while training and learning in a professional rugby environment.

With coaching by expert coaches from Newcastle Thunder, the course allows students to experience media training, post-match analysis, strength and condition sessions as well as gain access to a full-time physio to support your recovery sessions.

Topics on the course include:

  • Sports Coaching
  • Fitness Testing
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Sports Psychology.

Students will also have the opportunity to experience life in a high-performance environment as well as gaining fitness and coaching qualification alongside your main course.

To enrol, students will need a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C (4) or above, including English and Maths OR Merit in a Sport qualification at Level 2 along with C/4 at GCSE in English and Maths.

Take a look at what’s on offer with the video above.

For more information on the course, click here.

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