Sports Academy
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.


About this course

Ealing Trailfinders and West London College have partnered to create a unique opportunity for students aged 16-19 to embed their academic studies in a professional Rugby coaching, leadership and lifestyle programme. Students will represent West London College in partnership with Ealing Trailfinders in AOC Rugby Leagues and age-appropriate matches, and act as academy players for Ealing Trailfinders RFC. Ultimately players that have been educated through this programme will be aiming to represent Ealing Trailfinders 1XV having completed a full time Post 16 educational programme.

Course and Academy Overview

  • Full time Rugby college academy for male students aged 16-19
  • Combined full-time training with Post 16 academic studies
  • Wide range of academic courses available to choose from based on GCSE Grades
  • A professional environment that develops players to reach their full potential
  • Play and train in Ealing Trailfinders Mizuno Branded Kit
  • Enhanced job opportunities
  • Gain the equivalent of 3 A Levels by studying a Level 3 BTEC course and continue your education pathway.

As a Trailfinders Scholar you will have access to:

  • Tailor made timetable to allow a full-time education and training programme.
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Physiotherapy
  • Trialfinders 1XI match tickets
  • Use of one of the best Rugby facilities in the Country
  • Performance analysis
  • Top Level Competition
  • Lifestyle Management
  • Top Level RFU coaching
  • Opportunity to gain professional Contract
Entry Requirements

Be aged 16-19

Pass a trial and academic interview

Be enrolled on one of our many full-time study programmes

Please see the website: https://www.wlc.ac.uk/courses/sports-academy for trial dates.

Enrolment

We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times. www.wlc.ac.uk/enrol