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Level 3

Sponsored by Revolution Fitness

If you can't run, walk. If you can't walk, crawl, but by all means, keep moving.

 

18+ Course (You must have completed a Level 3 Sport programme)

 

Sponsored by and working alongside Revolution Fitness, The programme is designed for aspiring Personal Trainers. The qualification offers unrivalled industry experience and is the perfect step for launching a successful career in the Health and Fitness Industry.

 

This is a one-year qualification aiming to focus on the role and scope of a Gym Instructor and Personal Trainer. At the end of the programme, you will be able to work as gym instructor or a Personal Trainer.

Throughout the programme you be able to demonstrate the knowledge, understanding and practical skills needed to work as a Gym Instructor and Personal Trainer

 

You will also develop skills and knowledge in a range of areas relevant to their role, such as:

  • The principles of working in the gym environment, including customer service and how to maintain health, safety and welfare
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • How to conduct consultations and promote the health benefits of physical activity
  • How to communicate effectively and motivate clients to adhere to an exercise programme
  • How to plan and prepare a gym-based exercise programme
  • Nutrition to support a physical activity programme
  • Marketing and business planning
  • Personal training programming and delivering personal training sessions.

 

This qualification is mapped to the CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) Gym Instructor and Personal Trainer Professional Standard.

 

Entry requirements

Entry is by interview. COMPLETION OF A LEVEL 3 SPORT PROGRAMME

Applicants will need to be motivated and manage their own time. Learners will need to have a mature and responsible outlook as they will be required to work with a high degree of independence for certain aspects of the course..

 

Any student aged 16 to 19 who does not hold a GCSE A* to C (9 to 4 on the new grading structure) or equivalent qualifications in Maths and English by age 16 will need to continue to study these subjects.

 

Apply online

The first step is to make an application for the course you are interested in. You will have the opportunity to discuss the programmes and ask any questions you may have at the interview stage.

Dream it, Believe it, Achieve it with the Sports department at West Suffolk College.

 

Sponsored by Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club

If you can't run, walk. If you can't walk, crawl, but by all means, keep moving.

 

This partnership of West Suffolk College, and Bury Rugby Club allows the student to submerse themselves in both high class rugby and outstanding education, at an elite level and is unrivalled in its locality.

 

The Rugby Academy is a tailored programme for 16-18 year olds who want to continue their education whilst progressing their Rugby career.

Studying towards a BTEC level 3 qualification (equivalent to 3 A-Levels), students will have access to Strength & Conditioning, Performance Rugby Coaching, Physiotherapy and Nutritional advice, delivered by Bury St Edmunds First XV coaches.

 

The Rugby Performance and Excellence Programme (Bury Rugby Club Academy) is an extraordinary opportunity to combine outstanding education with an exceptional rugby provision. The programme includes some innovative assessments and unit choices to support students in their developments not only as a sports practitioner but also to inspire those towards to career with Rugby.

 

You will be coaching rugby, analysing sports performance, and developing an understanding of Rugby related injuries. You will have access to highly qualified and experienced staff, many of whom have played professional rugby.

 

You will also access the unparalleled facilities at Bury Rugby Club, as well as the performance analysis specialists, international strength and conditioning coaches, and sports therapists. Don't just become a better rugby player, become a better you!

 

Entry Requirements

Entry is by interview. Applicants will need a minimum of four GCSEs Grade 4 or above, including maths and/or English at Grade 4.

 

Applicants will need to be motivated and manage their own time. Learners will need to have a mature and responsible outlook as they will be required to work with a high degree of independence for certain aspects of the course..

 

Any student aged 16 to 19 who does not hold a GCSE A* to C (9 to 4 on the new grading structure) or equivalent qualifications in Maths and English by age 16 will need to continue to study these subjects.

 

Apply online

The first step is to make an application for the course you are interested in. You will have the opportunity to discuss the programmes and ask any questions you may have at the interview stage.

Dream it, Believe it, Achieve it with the Sports department at West Suffolk College.

Sponsored by Gait and Motion Technology

"I have really enjoyed my time studying Sports Science at West Suffolk College, it has provided me with an opportunity to attend University and pursue my career goals of becoming a sports injury and rehabilitation practitioner and work within a professional sports setting" – AB – Year 2 SES

 

This 2 year programme is the equivalent to studying 3 A-levels, and is for those looking to progress onto Work, Higher Education and University. The modules are designed to provide students with a detailed insight into the vast array of careers and industries within the Sport and Exercise Science sector. Modules of study include Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Sports Nutrition, Coaching for Performance, Research Methods, Sports Injuries, Sports Massage and Lab and Field-based Fitness Testing and more.

 

Students from this course progress onto university, studying areas such as Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy, Physical Education, Sports Nutrition, and Sports Science, others progress onto other sector specific qualifications and also directly into employment. Throughout the course we work closely with local employers to develop specific experiences to enhance vocational industry relevant knowledge.

 

Entry Requirements

Entry is by interview. Applicants will need a minimum of five GCSE's Grade 5 or above, including maths and English at Grade 4.

 

Applicants will need to be motivated and manage their own time. Learners will need to have a mature and responsible outlook as they will be required to work with a high degree of independence for certain aspects of the course..

 

Any student aged 16 to 19 who does not hold a GCSE A* to C (9 to 4 on the new grading structure) or equivalent qualifications in Maths and English by age 16 will need to continue to study these subjects.

 

Apply online

The first step is to make an application for the course you are interested in. You will have the opportunity to discuss the programmes and ask any questions you may have at the interview stage.

Dream it, Believe it, Achieve it with the Sports department at West Suffolk College.

If you can't run, walk. If you can't walk, crawl, but by all means, keep moving.

 

This 2 year programme is the equivalent to studying 3 A-levels.

We have joined forces with This Girl Can, Her Game Too to develop a BTEC Level 3 programme that offers a fully supported and rounded provision, delivered in a safe and inclusive environment.

Level 3 Sport for females provides a fully supported and rounded provision, delivered in a safe inclusive environment.

Over the two year program, students gain a vast range of knowledge of the sports and active leisure sector. This course supports students looking to build a career in sport, in areas such as exercise and fitness, coaching and leadership, sports development, and the outdoors.

Students are assessed through project practical assessments and assignments based upon real-life sporting scenarios.

Entry Requirements

Entry is by interview. Applicants will need a minimum of four GCSEs Grade 4 or above, including maths and/or English at Grade 4.

 

Applicants will need to be motivated and manage their own time. Learners will need to have a mature and responsible outlook as they will be required to work with a high degree of independence for certain aspects of the course..

 

Any student aged 16 to 19 who does not hold a GCSE A* to C (9 to 4 on the new grading structure) or equivalent qualifications in Maths and English by age 16 will need to continue to study these subjects.

 

Apply online

The first step is to make an application for the course you are interested in. You will have the opportunity to discuss the programmes and ask any questions you may have at the interview stage.

Dream it, Believe it, Achieve it with the Sports department at West Suffolk College.

The mental health crisis is becoming increasingly prevalent in the UK, with 1 in 4 adults experiencing a mental health problem every year.

 

The Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health is designed to provide a greater awareness of mental health issues and the importance of mental well-being.

 

Learners will build a knowledge base that can be used in a variety of occupational roles, gaining an understanding of the skills needed to work in mental health services, the importance ofaddressing mental health problems, and how legislation and publicity are changing attitudes towards those seeking treatment.

 

 

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