10 Reasons to Enrol at the Yorkshire Cricket College
1. WORLD CLASS FACILITIES – based at Headingley stadium, home to Yorkshire CCC. Use the same training areas as the pros and a fantastic learning environment in our newly refurbished classrooms.
2. PATHWAY TO FURTHER EDUCATION – On completion, the BTEC extended level 3 in Sport is the equivalent to 3 A Levels and will facilitate a pathway to further education. The maximum UCAS points available from the BTEC are 168 – the same as 3 A* grades!
3. FIRST CLASS LEARNING EXPERIENCE – Graded a 2 by OFSTED, SCL deliver in sports clubs around the country. The diploma will be delivered by the same tutor throughout the 2-year course establishing an environment of continuity and familiarity.
4. TRAIN AND STUDY AT THE SAME LOCATION – With classrooms located in the East Stand and nets across the road in the Yorkshire Cricket Centre there is no wasted time travelling to training.
5. STORE YOUR KIT AT HEADINGLEY – No need to travel to and from college every day with your kit – we will store it here for you during the week.
6. TRAIN ALONGSIDE THE YORKSHIRE CCC PROFESSIONALS – Learn from the best by learning and training in the same facility as the professionals. Interact with the players and explore what it takes to become a professional player and how they juggles college and playing commitments.
7. COACHING FROM YORKSHIRE CRICKET COACHES – The 6 hours of cricket per week will be delivered by Yorkshire Cricket’s delivery partner, Pro Coach. Many of their coaches are former professional cricketers and will deliver holistic coaching plans tailored to individual needs of each student.
8. AMAZING WORK EXPERIENCE OPPORTUNITIES – Every employer is looking for experience away from the classroom. The opportunity to work across departments at Yorkshire Cricket will give you invaluable exposure to the different careers inside a professional sports club and access to the staff that work here.
9. REPRESENT YORKSHIRE CRICKET – Make the team and play for the Yorkshire Cricket College. Wear the White Rose competing against other colleges, representative teams and touring parties during the summer.
10. BECOME A YORKSHIRE CCC MEMBER – All Yorkshire Cricket College students will receive Yorkshire CCC membership for the duration of their 2 year course.