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Why Sport?

If you’ve got your heart set on having an active career as a PE teacher, personal trainer, sports coach, or physiotherapist, to name but a few, our sport courses can help you get on the right track.

You will study sports specific units, all taught by industry professionals who possess a wealth of knowledge of their sport specific area. Every unit is geared towards your vocational area aiming to inspire and enthuse you to pursue a career in the sport sector.

You will learn the theory and practical elements of your chosen sports pathway. We will also ensure that you are given every opportunity to work on the practical elements to give you a vocationally specific experience. You will also be given the opportunity for residentials and numerous hands on experiences, gaining opportunities to develop transferable skills for employment and further study.

Where could it take me?

We have built excellent links with local sports clubs and industries, that’ll also give you the chance to gain meaningful work experience and take part in competitions at the highest level.

The Sports programmes give learners the opportunity to gain a broad knowledge and understanding of the sport sector by sports staff who are highly trained in the sporting industry, with a broad range of experience and an understanding of the vocational area.

As a student on a vocational course, we will encourage you to gain as many additional qualifications as possible in order to support your applications for Higher Education and employment in the sector.

You will need a passion for the sporting industry; lots of energy and 100% commitment to achieve the best you can be. The programmes are an ideal opportunity to combine your interests in sport with a career, and open many doors into the sporting world. All of the Sports courses are full time, so dedication is the key.

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What can I do next?

Upon completion of the Level 3 Sport programmes students go on to a number of pathways including University and Higher Education. Level 2 Sport learners can progress onto the Level 3 provision.

Industry Statistics

Sport supports over 450,000 jobs in the UK and has become a £20 billion industry (Sport England)

The sports sector is a broad and diverse area offering a vast range of opportunities, the world is your oyster.

Typical Careers

Sport supports over 450,000 jobs in the UK and has become a £20 billion industry. (Sport England)

Careers

Common employment routes include professions such as:

Physiotherapy, PE Teacher, Sports Development Officer, Strength and Conditioning, Performance Analysis, Fitness Instructing, Personal Training, Sports Coaching. Find out more at prospects.ac.uk.

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