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Do I need any qualifications to start the course?
No you don’t. There are no entry requirements, however, if you have already completed the same qualifications elsewhere or at a higher level then you may not be able to join. Please contact us to check.
Where is the Sports Academy located?
The Sports Academy is based in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Cardiff City Centre.
When can I start?
The programme is roll on - roll off which means you can start at any time during the academic year. You just need to book an appointment with your local Careers Wales advisor and an appointment will be arranged for you.
How much do I have to pay for the course?
The training is free due to the course being part funded by the Government.
Why do I have to provide copies of my Passport, Birth certificate etc?
Due to the European Social Fund providing money towards your learning it is one of the rules they have set which MPCT must follow for all student applications.
Will I need to pay for any kit or equipment?
All learners wear uniform and may also be required to get extra kit to make life easier during the course. To get an idea of what you may need and how much it will cost, click here.
Is there any financial help if I can't afford travel or kit?
Yes, there is, to find out if you're eligible, visit our Financial Support page.
Do I have to be fit to join the course?
No. Your fitness will improve on the course through daily physical training tailored to your fitness levels. There is also no requirement for you to be an elite sports person, the courses are for young people of all abilities and will be tailored to your needs.
Can I still live at home whilst I am on the course?
Yes. This is not a residential course, so you will still live at home.
Do you get any holidays?
Yes, however, the timetable doesn’t follow the traditional school system. This topic will be covered in your induction.
Will the course help me choose a career?
You will receive individual careers advice whilst on the course to help you with your vocational choices.