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Trust to host education open evening next week

Bristol City Community Trust will host an education open evening at Ashton Gate on Monday, October 16th (7pm) as they start to accept applications for the 2018/19 academic year.

The club’s official charity has continually developed in strength and capacity, and now has the appropriate sport structure to enable learners to develop life skills, maximise career choices and opportunities through carefully designed qualifications, no matter what their academic or practical level.

Subsequently, the Trust attract and accept a variety of students on to each of their six courses, which range from post-16 to degree level.

- Level 2 Diploma in Football in Community Settings
- Boys BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Futsal Pathway)
- Girls BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Futsal Pathway)
- LTA BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Tennis)
- Foundation Degree in Community Football Coaching and Development
- BA (Hons) Sports Business and Entrepreneurship

The open evening will commence at 7pm and includes a welcome talk from the head of education Chris Stenner, followed by a detailed presentation on each course.

Prospective students will then have the chance to talk to the sports lecturers on a one-to-one basis, answering any further questions they may have.

As the Trust have achieved a 100 per cent pass rate in previous years, it is now recognised as one of the strongest education providers in the South West.

Furthermore, each course is delivered at Ashton Gate with purpose-built facilities available, meaning the programmes provide a unique opportunity for to students to kick-start their career in the sports industry.

Once the respective courses draw to a close, a number of exit routes available, with the most common being university, job opportunities, American scholarships and apprenticeships.

Each of the available programmes prove extremely popular so if you’re wanting to attend the open evening, email communitytrust@bcfc.co.uk or call 0117 963 0636.

For more information on each course, click here.