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 Name Course Type / Duration Actions
Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym) – Jan StartPart Time FundedRead More about Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym) – Jan Start
Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym) – April StartPart Time FundedRead More about Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym) – April Start
Active IQ Level 2 Diploma in Health and Fitness with Football at MGFA AcademyFull TimeRead More about Active IQ Level 2 Diploma in Health and Fitness with Football at MGFA Academy
Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (Gym) - March StartPart Time FundedRead More about Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (Gym) - March Start
Level 2 & 3 Gym Instructing & Personal TrainingFull TimeRead More about Level 2 & 3 Gym Instructing & Personal Training
Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development (Martin Gray Football Academy option available)Full TimeRead More about Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development (Martin Gray Football Academy option available)
Level 3 Certificate in Outdoor Activity Leadership (with National Governing Body Awards & Qualifications)Full TimeRead More about Level 3 Certificate in Outdoor Activity Leadership (with National Governing Body Awards & Qualifications)
Level 3 Diploma in Outdoor Activity Leadership (with National Governing Body Awards & Qualifications)Full TimeRead More about Level 3 Diploma in Outdoor Activity Leadership (with National Governing Body Awards & Qualifications)
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Outdoor Activity Leadership (with National Governing Body Awards & Qualifications)Full TimeRead More about Level 3 Extended Diploma in Outdoor Activity Leadership (with National Governing Body Awards & Qualifications)
Level 3 NCFE Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science (Darlington Football Club)Full TimeRead More about Level 3 NCFE Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science (Darlington Football Club)
Level 3 NCFE Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science (MGFA option available)Full TimeRead More about Level 3 NCFE Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science (MGFA option available)
Level 3 Sports Massage TherapyPart Time FundedRead More about Level 3 Sports Massage Therapy
Level 3 Sports Massage TherapyPart Time FundedRead More about Level 3 Sports Massage Therapy
Level 4 Advanced Fitness Training and TherapyFull TimeRead More about Level 4 Advanced Fitness Training and Therapy
NCFE Level 1 Certificate in SportFull TimeRead More about NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Sport

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