Athletics Education Academy

Are you a potential Olympian or Paralympian? Are you wanting to maximise your athletic performance? Or simply a talented sports person looking to try something new? 

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The BSC Athletics Education Academy programme caters for both male and females, age 16 to 19. If you have an interest in learning and taking part, and are currently training and competing in athletics, then this is the next step for you.

You will study at Barnet and Southgate College, on one of our excellent full-time courses and can access up to 5 elite training sessions with our highly experienced athletic coaches, with your programme designed to dovetail and be an integral component of your study programme.

You can expect:

  • • Performance testing and sports science support
  • • Up to 10 hours of training weekdays in term time
  • • Strength & conditioning training
  • • Medical provision including, osteopathy, physiotherapy and sports therapy
  • • Sport rehabilitation
  • • Elite event specific coaching
  • • Highly qualified and International class experienced coaches.
  • • Full training kit
  • • Warm weather training trips

All programmes have been designed to complement and enhance your training.  The Wired for Sport  coaching team aim to build a positive working relationship with your coach so you can maximise and reach your athletic goals and have proven, International medal success at European and World Championships within their stable.

The scheme is also open and welcomes disabled athletes, with full accessibility and expert training available.

Academically you can expect:

  • A range of courses available including BTEC Level 1 to 3 and Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport, A-Level pathways or Sport NVQ Level 2’s in Coaching and CYQ’s in Personal Training. Sports courses preferred.
  • Options of other additional courses including; Athletic Coaching & Officiating Awards (Level 1), Athletics Coach Award (level1 ) CYQ Assistant Instructors Award, Award in Sports Leadership in the Community and other vocational awards
  • Compulsory completion of Functional Skills/G.C.S.E in English and Maths
  • Access to fully qualified physiotherapists / sports therapists at the college
  • Regular free use of gym facilities at the College

Practical days will take place 3 to 4 times a year.  If you are interested in attending the practicals or have any questions about the scheme, please email  or telephone on 020 3764 4479 

Wired For Sport,
Barnet and Southgate College Athletics partner

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Barnet and Southgate College
Southgate Campus
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London N14 6BS