Sport is arguably the most dominant industry in the world today. The Olympics, The FIFA World Cup, Wimbledon and The Masters Tournament are just a handful of examples of sporting events that grip the attention of the globe, boosting the economy through tourism, merchandise, advertising and TV rights. Also with a growing awareness of personal health and fitness, there has never been a better time to join the industry.
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This course is entitled ‘Preparing for Progression in Active Industries’ and will allow students to develop basic transferable skills to prepare them for the next steps within the college. This course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in Sport or Public Services. Students will be required to participate in both theory and practical lessons throughout the college week and be encouraged to develop their skills by participating in college extra-curricular activities. Some of the current students have aspirations of becoming a Personal Trainer, a Sports coach or even a Senior Officer in the Police. If a career in an active industry is for you, then why not come and start your journey in Active Industries on this course?
When studying this course, two qualifications will be completed; Level 1 in Uniformed Services and Level 1 in Exercise Studies. Students will complete the following units during a one-year course;
Level 1 Award in Exercise Studies
Level 1 Award in Uniformed Services
This Level 2 Diploma in Sport & Fitness will prepare you for entry to Level 3 Sport, as well as equip you with the academic knowledge and skills for success. You will study:
Careers you could progress into range from: Sports therapist, PE teacher, sports scientist, sports psychologist, and many more.
Throughout the course you will be continually assessed throughout set project work and practical assessments. You will receive expert teaching from specialist teaching staff with a wide range of experience in the industry. You will have the opportunity to take part in trips and talks from industry speakers and companies from within Milton Keynes.
You must have at least 4 GCSE’s A-D, including English. You could also have successfully completed a relevant Level 1 course, and have an excellent reference.
This course will prepare you for a successful career in the sports industry, with a variety of different progression and career opportunities available to you. You can expect to study units including:
Anatomy for Sport and Exercise
Sport and Exercise Physiology and Psychology
Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
Sport and Exercise Massage
Sports Biomechanics in Action
Current Issues in Sport
Fitness Training and Programming
Each unit requires you to complete a number of assessments/assignments, which are an integral part of your learning. There are also compulsory examination units as part of the course.
As part of this course you will take part in work placements to improve your industry knowledge and experience. Companies we work with include Champneys, Daytona Motorsport, Big Rock Climbing, The Gym, Sports Therapy UK, Why Weight, and many more.
Previous Level 3 students have progressed to move on to universities, including specific sports scholarships, both in the UK and USA.
You require 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including Maths and English. Mature candidates will be considered on an individual basis.
Sports generates around £20.3 billion to the UK economy every year
English Premier League Football is the most watched professional sport league in the world