Ireland’s only full-time Boxing Academy has been developed to offer students aged 16+ the opportunity to gain a recognised academic and vocational qualification whilst confidently progressing their boxing fitness and skills. This exciting, innovative one-year programme will provide students the opportunity to gain both a vocational fitness industry qualification at level 2 whilst improving their academic achievement to the equivalent of 4/5 GCSEs Grade A – C. Successful applicants will cover a wide range of subjects including anatomy & physiology for fitness, planning training programmes, working in the leisure industry, instructing group exercise and skills for successfully entering employment. Students will also be given the opportunity to complete essential skills literacy and numeracy as well as gain an IABA Level 1 Boxing Coaches Award. There is also a mandatory requirement for learners to have access to employer engagement and work experience which will be facilitated and supported by the academic staff.
Students will also engage on a full time structured boxing training programme delivered by fully qualified coaches as well as being provided with training and sports science support. There will also be opportunities to travel overseas to compete against and train with other college boxing academies as well as represent Belfast met in intervarsity boxing tournaments
This course session is currently closed for enrolment/applications – it may be offered at a later date – please continue to check our website for updates.
All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.