We offer the opportunities for students to undertake vocational qualifications to support their Level 3 programme of A Levels and BTECs to enhance their CV, knowledge and skills. These include:
- Fitness Instructing
- Sports Leadership
- Duke of Edinburgh
We also offer a Level 2 course on Nutrition & Health
Sports Leadership Qualifications
These are great courses for any students wishing to develop their teamwork and leadership skills and support the growing numbers of sports leaders who make sport such a vibrant part of the community life today.
Students will learn how to plan and lead activity sessions and run sports events, working with children of different ages and abilities and support community sport activities. The course is a mixture of theory and practical activity involving work in the college, local schools and community.
This course links perfectly to voluntary work and participation in sport outside of college. It can also be completed alongside the Duke of Edinburgh or the International Baccalaureate to support your progress in these qualifications.
Fitness Instructing & Personal Training
These qualifications are awarded by Active IQ and professionally recognised by The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) and the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport & Physical Activity (CIMSPA), which allow you to work in the fitness industry.
Topics include; theoretical study on the human body in action, health and nutrition, training principles, fitness programming and working in the fitness industry. You will learn how to instruct fitness sessions in the gym, teaching different techniques and training methods to clients, as well as developing training programmes and reflective performance. This is an excellent course for those wishing to enter the health and fitness sector with a wealth of career opportunities.
Duke Of Edinburgh Awards
The DofE Awards are fun, adventure and challenge based with three progressive levels (Bronze, Silver and Gold). Students undertake a wide range of activities which pushing personal boundaries, gaining new skills and enhancing their CVs and university applications. Students applying for this course should have already taken their bronze or silver award at school and are aiming to progress this to the next level at college.