Hartpury College


Giving talented players the chance to train and perform at the highest level, Hartpury’s Netball AASE programme has been extremely successful in developing and preparing young athletes who have a real chance of excelling in netball and competing on the international stage. Excellent links with the Talent and Performance Centre, Netball South West and local Premier League club, Hucclecote Netball Club, ensure students achieve their potential.

Who is eligible?

Students, aged 16-19, will need to be able to demonstrate a technically sound knowledge of the game, tactical awareness and be physically fit. On top of this they will need to display a willingness to learn and the desire and commitment to succeed. Places on the programme are competitive and the final decision will rest with England Netball based on candidates meeting the above requirements. On top of this they will need to display a willingness to learn and the desire and commitment to succeed.

Students will also need to meet relevant academic criteria to study on a Level 3 BTEC programme at Hartpury.

What do you gain from it?

By doing the Advanced Apprenticeship in sporting excellence you will give yourself the best chance to succeed. Apprentices will combine their netball training with units aimed at preparing them for all aspects of their future career. Those selected for the course will have aspirations to compete and will be guided throughout to make sure this dream can be achieved.

Apprentices will also have access to a range of specialist, professional services including physiotherapy, strength & conditioning and sports psychology.

How do I apply? 

Students will be selected by the Head of Netball at Hartpury, Holly Duerden. If you feel you are of the correct level and have an interest in developing yourself as an elite athlete, please contact Holly via the contact detials below:

Telephone: 01452 702394
Email:  Holly.Duerden@hartpury.ac.uk

For more information about the AASE programme, contact your National Governing Body by email or visit www.skillsactive.com/careers