Four GCSEs grades at A* - D with two C grades, one being either English/Welsh (first language) or maths. Or successful completion of a level one vocational qualification in a relevant subject at merit profile. Applicants must attend and be successful at an interview.
A high level of sporting ability is not a compulsory requirement for the course although an interest and background knowledge of various sports is desirable.
All learners will follow a skills pathway in which they will develop their literacy and numeracy skills for employment. Students who do not yet have the necessary GCSE grades at C or above will have additional teaching and support to study for either GCSE or Essential Skills qualifications depending on prior GCSE grades.