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Sport & Fitness

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Set your own goals

Working in the sport industry means you will always be part of a huge team effort. Not only will you learn key skills that employers demand, such as team work, time management, leadership and communication, but you will benefit from some of the best facilities around.

If you are highly motivated, energetic and dynamic, our Sport & Fitness courses will enable you to study and specialise in areas such as outdoor leisure, development and fitness, and personal training.

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Why choose us?

You can be reassured that you will experience the highest-quality sporting education with us. We were one of only a few education establishments in the country to win the right to use the prestigious ‘Get Set’ 2012 Olympic logo. This was in recognition of our commitment to the Olympic and Paralympic values of friendship, courage, respect, excellence, determination, inspiration and equality, through our work within College and the local community.

Our Sport students work hard but also enjoy a variety of trips to sporting venues including Lilleshall National Sports Centre, York College and the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield, and of course, watch live sport at matches and major events across the UK.

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Industry opportunities

If you are a high-level sports performer, or keen to further develop your skills in football or rugby, you can apply for one of our study programmes combined with our Sport Academy. Our Sport Academy provides fantastic opportunities for progression into professional clubs and national teams for students from all sporting backgrounds. The academies will give you amazing opportunities to develop your skills in a semi-professional environment, compete on behalf of the College and can even lead to a career as a professional sportsperson.

Some of the sport-related work experience opportunities you will benefit from include sports development work with children in local schools, fitness testing, coaching and personal training with local community groups.

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Expert tutors and top-class facilities

Our extensive sports facilities include fitness suites, synthetic pitches, sports fields and sports halls. We also have access to fitness labs for sport science testing and Kempston Rovers football ground for outdoor sports.

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What can I do next?

Student success

Students who have studied with the Group include Deji Tobais who represents Great Britain in the 100 metres, Josh Bassett who signed a deal with Championship Bedford Blues Rugby Club and Alessandro Ruggerio, Emmanual Pondayi and Jordan Jarrold who made the England College Finals for Football. Charlotte Corke was an official Young Sports Ambassador for the London 2012 Olympics and Alec Wheeler is a Great Britain Archery Gold and Bronze medal winner.

The variety of careers in the sports industry is vast and the opportunities are endless. By specialising in Sports-based study programmes you will give yourself a strong skills and knowledge base to progress either in employment or higher education courses in sport, coaching, health and fitness.