Choosing to study a sports programme will give you access to a fantastic range of sports, therapy and fitness facilities, including our high specification all-weather 3G pitch, multi-use games area, fitness gym and therapy suite. Our courses are delivered by highly qualified industry specialist tutors who work across all key areas of professional sport and its supporting infrastructure.
Caroline Openshaw, Head of Sport
“College has supported me and helped me go to America firstly by giving me the idea to go and then showing me the right company to go with to make this possible. They always like to be kept up to date with everything that’s going on and I received extra support from maths and English teachers to help me get the best possible grade on my SAT.”
Hannah Williamson, Sport
Past students have gone on to university to study various Sports Science, Sports Coaching and Sports Rehabilitation degrees, as well as progressing through our own higher education programmes such as HND Sports Coaching or HND Exercise, Health and Injury Prevention. Career options include professional football, secondary P.E. and post-16 teaching, sports rehabilitation, fitness instruction and personal training. A number of students have also progressed onto sporting scholarships in the USA.
Your future career could be..
|Outdoor Activities Instructor||£12,000 - £30,000|
|Leisure Centre Assistant||£13,000 - £20,000|
|Personal Trainer||£14,000 - £30,000|
|Football Coach||£14,000 - £50,000|
|PE Teacher||£16,250 - £46,500|
Sport Level 2 (A30092-A1A)
What do I need to join?
4 GCSEs at grade D/3 or higher including Maths or English OR a Level 1 related qualification PLUS grade D/3 or higher in Maths or English.
Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.
This Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Sport is a one year, full time, work related course aimed at students who wish to consider a career in the sports or leisure industries. During the course you will undertake visits, exercises, and practical sports experience. You will be expected to participate in a range of challenging sports and classroom based sessions and gain underpinning knowledge related to working in the sports industry.
Who is this course for?
The course is suitable for school leavers and adults who are interested in studying sport with a view to a career in this industry.
David Scrambler, telephone 01524 521250
For information, advice and guidance or to apply please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521237 or 0800 306306
Course Information Sheet