Applications are open for the Table Tennis Diploma in Sporting Excellence programme for 16-to-18-year-olds.

In partnership with Table Tennis England, the two-year DiSE programme is managed by SGS College, Bristol and delivered through Carlton le Willows Academy, Nottingham, Grantham College and the England Junior Squad Programme.

The government-funded programme aims to support athlete development by enhancing the athlete’s knowledge, skills and competency in their sport, whilst gaining a prestigious recognised qualification, either preparing athletes to continue competing in table tennis at an elite level or on an alternative career pathway.

It is open to athletes who were born between 01/09/2001 and 31/08/2003, who reside in England and are studying Further Education (FE) in England from September 2019 on a two-year course (i.e. A Level or BTEC studies).

Athletes will complete a series of workbooks working towards a Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sporting Excellence qualification. The Diploma attracts 64 UCAS Tariff points upon completion.

The programme covers a range of topics including technical skills, tactical skills, physical capability, nutrition and psychology.

Download the document below for more information.

Click here to make an application.