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Prepare for a career in the sports industry learning about the science of exercise and how to improve performance. Whether you are interested in sports coaching, development or personal training - our courses are designed to prepare you for work in the industry or higher level study at university.
Crystal Palace Football Academy
Our football academy is run in partnership with Crystal Palace Football Club and gives students the opportunity to develop their footballing ability alongside their academic study. Students have four hours of training per week with UEFA B License qualified coaches and compete in the Hampshire Colleges Football League. Students also have the chance to take part in exclusive Crystal Palace events including events and tournaments at Selhurst Park. You can take part in the Academy alongside any level of qualification across the College and places are awarded following participation in one of our trials and acceptance on a course at BCoT.
Students have progressed to higher level study at universities, such as:
University of Winchester - Strength Conditioning and Fitness; Sport and Exercise Science
University of Gloucestershire - Sports Development and Coaching; Sports Strength and Conditioning
Southampton Solent University - Football Studies and Business
University of Chichester - Sport Development and Coaching
Industry Links and Trips
A former BCoT student has been named the British Under-18s 105kg Powerlifting Champion.
The big finale for BCoT & Crystal Palace Football Academy
Basingstoke College of Technology
Worting Road, Basingstoke
Hampshire, RG21 8TN
Tel: 01256 354141