Box Hill United are pleased to announce that the club have entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Box Hill Institute for season 2019 & 2020.
With campuses located across Box Hill, Lilydale and the Melbourne CBD, Box Hill Institute are known for providing high standards of education and training to their students in the field of sports and fitness, offering a diverse array of qualifications.
Box Hill Institute – Press Release (29/07/2019)
Sport and fitness students at Box Hill Institute are geared for a career in the sports industry after the signing of a partnership agreement with Box Hill United Soccer Club.
As part of the agreement students will be placed at the heart of the club as trainees, fulfilling the work placement requirements of their studies and adding to their knowledge as they work alongside professional players and coaches from junior to senior level.
Known for developing young players who have played professionally in national and international competitions, Box Hill United are a major soccer club in Victoria, allowing students to extend their networks within the industry and positioning them for future careers in strength and conditioning, sports administration, events and more.
“As a leading vocational provider of sports and fitness in Victoria, we are really excited to announce our new partnership with Box Hill United SC. This community partnership will continue to enhance our industry placement program and give students ‘real life’ skills as they continue to develop a range of new skillsets in preparation for the competitive world in sport.
“It’s a perfect partnership arrangement as both organisations have the same vision and that is about developing young people and giving them all the skills to be prepared for the real world. BHI focus is on community education, it’s about developing strong engagement programs to ensure that students are involved in grassroots sport. This is where all careers in sport start and finish, so it’s great to have the support of BHU to develop a range of different programs for the local sporting community.”
- Box Hill Institute Sport and Recreation Teacher, Simon Carlile
Box Hill United Soccer Club - Statement
"We are excited to be working with one of Australia’s leading TAFE Institutes, and we are looking forward to building a strong and sustainable partnership with Box Hill Institute. The partnership with BHI will offer our young players and family members, who are already exploring professional soccer careers, an additional avenue to also explore careers in Sports Coaching and Development, Fitness and Sport Management, amongst many other courses offered by BHI.
"Our Club will truly benefit from the access to BHI coaching education, sport development and high performance programs, and we are pleased to be able to offer BHI students an opportunity to be engaged in our industry placement program in an elite sporting organisation like Box Hill United Soccer Club. Students will benefit so much working with internationally experienced coaches and industry experts in sports and fitness.”
- Box Hill United Soccer Club, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Carlo Africa
To know more about the established history of the Box Hill Institute, and search for courses on offer, please visit: https://www.boxhill.edu.au/about-us/our-history/.
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