Sport - Walford

The Sport and Leisure industry is a fast-paced, dynamic and thriving area with an ever increasing demand for qualified, professional staff. Sports courses combine a range of work-based learning experiences, knowledge and skills, combining theory and practise. A range of exciting trips, residential activities and interactive lessons give you an insight into the diverse range of sports careers.

North Shropshire College (NSC) has launched two new courses in April 2017. The College will be offering a Women's and Men’s Multi-sport Scholarship, both based at the Walford Campus with start dates in September 2017.

The Women's Scholarship will include a BTEC Level 3 sport qualification with multi-sport pathways; Rugby, Football and Netball. The programme will be supported by Worcester Valkyries, Wolves FC & Wolves Community Trust and England Netball. The Scholarship will also be championed by double Paralympic Gold Medal winner Danielle Brown, who is the official Ambassador of the Scholarship.

The Men’s Scholarship will run similarly with the BTEC Sport qualification, and will feature pathways of Rugby and Football. This will also be supported by Wolves FC & Wolves Community Trust.
Both Scholarships have Arla Foods UK supporting with their ‘Good To Grow’ initiative, which will provide valuable interview and business skills built into the qualification package.

Every student who starts the scholarship this September will receive a free sports training kit on their first day, along with the chance to take part in summer camps delivered by Worcester Warriors/Valkyries and Wolves FC.

Basing the Scholarships at Walford enables the College to reach a broader range of students as the Campus offers residential accommodation and excellent facilities. There are 2 funded accommodation places available this September. For details, contact or call 01691 688080.

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