Sandwell College are the principle partner of The Albion Foundation. With a rich history of success over the past 6 years, the partnership has grown from strength to strength.
Sandwell College’s positive and welcoming atmosphere allows students to thrive and achieve success. They can do this through the WBA Football Education and Coaching Programme within the Institute of Sport, which is delivered by coaches from The Albion Foundation and Tutors from Sandwell College.
Scott Thomas, Head of Section at Sandwell College, "The relationship we have with The Albion Foundation is incredibly important for our learners. The employment opportunities and life experiences the partnership has created is truly remarkable. The long standing relationship is a true indication of the success of the programmes we offer and provide our young people. Our core values align and we both put some much time and effort into serving our local community. We are proud to be a part of the family"
WHY SANDWELL COLLEGE?
- Excellent opportunity for any male or female aspiring football players to improve their football ability whilst studying
- BTEC Sport (Level 1, 2 & Level 3)
- Training sessions with The Albion Foundation coaches (UEFA B and Pro Licence coaches)
- 1 match every Wednesday led by The Albion Foundation
- Trips to St George’s Park, Wembley and more
- Opportunity to represent WBA in Europe for a football tour experience
- World class facilities at Sandwell College, Wolverhampton University, WBA Academy and WBA stadium
- Industry recognised Qualifications - FA Level 1 & FA Level 2 - Level 2 Fitness Instructor - Level 3 Personal Training Course
- Work Experience with The Albion Foundation
- Free Bus Pass
- Discounted Metro passes
- 100% Success rate
- 100% Retention on all sports courses
- Progress onto our Foundation Degree in Football Coaching
Senior Sports Lecturer, Neil Parker Whether you’re interested in becoming a professional footballer, football coach, PE teacher or physiotherapist this course can provide a platform for an exciting career within sport. You will have access to use some of the country’s best facilities at Sandwell College, West Bromwich Albion Football Club and University of Wolverhampton (Walsall Campus Performance Hub)”.