Sport, Fitness and Outdoor Adventure

Subject Overview

With the government drive for a more healthy nation and the public desire to experience more outdoor pursuits, the sport, leisure, health and fitness sector is predicted to be one of the largest growth employment areas in the North East and nationally.

Demand for qualified and trained employees continues to rise and 16-24 year-olds make up 24% of the employees in the sector. The industry is wide-ranging, from coaching, instruction and rehabilitation, through to expeditions and outdoor sports activities and leisure development. Employers look for people with good communications skills, enthusiasm and stamina; who are well organized and who like working with people.

You might want to be:

  • Sports Coach/Fitness Instructor
  • Personal Trainer
  • Leisure Centre Manager/Employer
  • Sports Therapist
  • Sports Development Officer
  • Outdoor Pursuits Instructor
  • Sports Scientist
  • Sports Psychologist
  • Sports Teacher

90.19% of our Sports students progressed into further or higher education.

 

Course NameCourse Type / DurationAwarding BodyActions
Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym) – April StartPart Time FundedACTIVE IQRead More
Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym) – Sept StartPart Time FundedACTIVE IQRead More
Active IQ Level 2 Diploma in Health and FitnessFull TimeACTIVE IQRead More
Active IQ Level 2 Diploma in Health and Fitness with Football at MGFA AcademyFull TimeACTIVE IQRead More
Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (Gym) - Feb StartPart Time FundedACTIVE IQRead More
AIQ Level 1 Certificate in Sport & Physical ActivityFull TimeACTIVE IQRead More
Level 2 & 3 Gym Instructing & Personal TrainingFull TimeACTIVE IQRead More
Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development (with Football at Martin Gray Football Academy)Full TimeBTEC exam entriesRead More
Level 3 BTEC National Extended Certificate in Sports Coaching (with Football at MGFA Academy)Full TimeBTEC exam entriesRead More
Level 3 Certificate in Outdoor Activity Leadership (with National Governing Body Awards & Qualifications)Full TimeNCFERead More
Level 3 Diploma in Outdoor Activity Leadership (with National Governing Body Awards & Qualifications)Full TimeNCFERead More
Level 3 NCFE Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science (MGFA option available)Full TimeNCFERead More
Level 3 NCFE Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science (MGFA option available)Full TimeBTEC exam entriesRead More
Level 3 Sports Massage TherapyPart Time FundedACTIVE IQRead More
Level 4 Sports Massage TherapyPart Time FundedACTIVE IQRead More

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