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Red Devils Education Academy celebrating fantastic results

The Salford Red Devils Education Academy is celebrating the fantastic results achieved by its class of 2017 graduates.
Another year of brilliant results have seen the Academy retain their record of accomplishment boasting a 100% pass rate with 66% receiving D*’s.
The Salford Red Devils Education Academy is the cities only RFL approved Category 3 Academy. If you have ambitions of becoming a professional rugby player or are interested in studying sport within a full-time environment then the Red Devils Education Academy is the perfect place.
Places are still available to become a student at the Salford Red Devils Education Academy ahead of the next academic year. A final open day for all perspective students who may be interested in applying for a position on the course will take place prior to our home game against Wakefield Trinity on the 1st September. Registration for the event is essential as free entry to the fixture is included.
Red Devils first team players will attend the open day which will also include a talk giving you all the details regarding the course and the opportunities available to you through this innovative programme.
The primary BTEC Level 3 extended diploma in sport is perfect for those who want to train and study in a full-time sports environment. The course is designed to help those who aspire to a career in professional sport gain valuable experience in this area however we can also offer a building multi-trade course which will enable students to still access the full-time training and playing opportunities.
Alongside the academic course, students will be based full-time at the AJ Bell Stadium. Students will use the first-class facilities used by the Red Devils first team and will receive a fully branded kit for free.
Previous alumni have gone on to play professional Rugby League at Super League, Championship and League 1 level while others have gone on to secure full-time work within the professional sports industry. Several students each year have also successfully gone on to higher education at top universities across the country after achieving high grades.
If you are interested in attending the open day or directly applying to the course then email neil.blackburn@salfordreddevils.net or call 0161 786 1591.