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Men’s Rugby Academy

If you live, breathe and sleep Rugby, then we’re the college for you. Our Rugby Academy, in partnership with Halifax Panthers, is a unique opportunity for you to develop the knowledge and expertise you need for a career in the industry, or to further your study at university.

2 years
Full-Time
Theory & Practical

Course Info

The Programme

Halifax Panthers Under 19s Academy, is the only official pathway to the Halifax Panther’s first team. The Academy allows student athletes studying at Calderdale College to begin their rugby career with a professional league club, whilst gaining a nationally-recognised BTEC qualification.

The Academy also offers a unique opportunity for players to study in our Trade Academy for a qualification in a trade of their choice – the only sports education programme in the country delivering such a route.

Learn a Trade as an Academy Student

We are proud to be able to offer a unique trade pathway for our academy students.

Calderdale College is one of the only college’s in the country to offer students the chance to learn a trade and gain a construction qualification whilst continuing their sporting journey with their academy team.

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

Please contact sportsacademies@calderdale.ac.uk  if you have any queries about the programme.