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Full Time

Edgbaston Cricket Education Programme in partnership with Warwickshire CCC (Male and Female)

Edgbaston Cricket Education Programme

1-2 years

Central Campus


Course summary

Sandwell College is proud to partner with the Edgbaston Foundation to launch a cricket education programme that offers the prospect of a career in the professional sports industry, whether it be as a coach, physio, marketeer or even a player. This Edgbaston Cricket Education Programme in partnership with Warwickshire CCC will give you the chance to learn and develop skills for a range of careers within the game.  

Course requirements

You'll need four GCSEs at Grade 4/C and above, including English and Maths, although lower entry qualifications may be accepted if you do further study alongside the programme. You'll be required to purchase a college sports uniform, which you'll be expected to wear during all lessons at college.

The programme will offer the unique opportunity to train and play cricket at the world-famous Edgbaston Stadium and learn from professional coaches, staff and players at Warwickshire County Cricket Club, one of the leading professional cricket clubs in the country.

Your experience on the Edgbaston Cricket Education Programme will include:

  • BTEC Level 1-3 in Sport
  • Level 2 Fitness Instructing
  • Level 3 Personal Training

The vocational course will cover modules across the two years, including:

  • Sports tourism
  • Marketing communications
  • Sports psychology
  • Technical and tactical skills in sport

No exams will form part of the assessments, which include written reports, portfolios, and posters to verbal assessments, presentations, and practical observations.

Successful completion of the Edgbaston Cricket Education Programme in partnership with Warwickshire CCC enables progression to University and careers in:

  • Physical Education
  • Teaching
  • Physiotherapy
  • Sports Therapy
  • Cricket Coaching
  • Sports Development

There is also the possibility of working in the Sports Coaching and Development Industry or even, potentially, pursuing a career in cricket.

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

[email protected]

Success Rates on courses for 16-18 year-olds nearly 7% better than national average*

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