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Sport & Exercise

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Sport & Exercise
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If you are serious about sport, then these courses will help turn your drive and passion into a successful career within the professional sports, fitness and leisure industry.

These courses are perfect for those looking to get a head start in professional fitness instruction, sports coaching or exercise psychology.

courses available in Sport
23/24
Introduction to Sport and Active Leisure
24/25
Level 4 Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Sport and Exercise Science
24/25
Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND) in Sport and Exercise Science
A Level Sport Pathway
Level 1 Sport
Level 2 Sport
Level 3 Sport and Exercise Sciences
Level 3 Sports Coaching and Development
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Why study here?

Students will gain skills and knowledge and be able to apply this to realistic practical scenarios such as learning about physiological adaptations to the body.

We receive frequent visits from guest speakers such as fitness companies like Lifestyle Fitness and Everybody Sport to Nutritionists and Dieticians, and have regular educational visits to places such as Go Ape, Macclesfield Fire Station and Orienteering sports fitness visits to Mam Tor.

Students on Sport & Exercise programmes benefit from:

Guest talks from dietitians and nutritionists

Educational trips to GoApe and Fitness Centres

Practical learning about physiological adaptations to the body

Aspirational
careers

Sports Coaching, Sports Development Officer, Leisure and Sports Management, Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, Sports Therapist, Sports Psychologist

Skills Required for Sport
Knowledge of anatomy and physiology
Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
Ability to work well within a team and independently
Knowledge of maths/English/science/digital
Good attention to detail
Ability to carry out planning and managing task
Behaviours Required for SPORT
Positive and mature attitude
Quality-focused
Assertiveness & confidence for good communication
Adaptable & problem solver
Team worker
Passion & Commitment
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