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Sports courses at your local college

If you’re an active person and want a career in the sport and leisure industries, sports courses at North Warwickshire & Hinckley College could be the perfect route for you.

Sport is an industry that employers and the Government plan to invest in heavily over the coming years. With more and more people wanting to live a healthier lifestyle, devoting more time to diet and fitness, sport & leisure is a high growth industry. With high profile events such as FIFA Worldcup, Summer Olympics, Invictus Games, Track Cycling World Championships, British Open and Wimbledon, there are more career opportunities than ever before.

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There is an endless range of opportunities you might be interested in from fitness and personal training to playwork and outdoor activities.  Here are just a few examples of careers you may wish to pursue:

  • Physical Education Teach
  • Football Coach
  • Sports Event Manager
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Physiotherapist

Skills Required

  • Good leadership skills to motivate and encourage others to enhance their lifestyle
  • Sensitivity and compassion towards others who may suffer from a range of health difficulties
  • Good business sense and an ability to market services effectively to make a profit
  • A high level of personal fitness in order to demonstrate, guide and supervise physical activities
  • Strong team working skills to be part of a competitive or coaching set up, especially in team sports

Sports Courses at North Warwickshire & Hinckley College

We offer a variety of sports courses at all levels at our Nuneaton campus and have places available for September 2017 start!

This one year course is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in employment in the health & fitness, leisure and sports sectors. It is also a route for progression to a level 2 qualification such as the BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Sport or the NVQ Level 2 Football Coaching and Instructing. Please click here to learn more
This one year course is designed as an introduction for those who want to gain a qualification that will enable them to pursue a career in many areas of sport or into higher level qualifications. Please click here to learn more
This course is aimed at learners who want to pursue a career as a fitness instructor in the context of gym-based exercise. Candidates will develop the necessary skills and knowledge required to enable them to plan and instruct safe and effective programmes of exercise, and gives them a chance to implement these skills through ”real work” activity whilst on placement. Please click here to learn more
This course offers an insight into the football coaching process, related issues in sports science, planning, conducting and evaluating coaching sessions. There is a strong emphasis on practical work, with a supplementary modular theory approach. Please click here to learn more
This course is aimed at learners who want to pursue a career as a fitness instructor in the context of gym-based exercise, and have a passion for health and fitness. Candidates will develop the necessary skills and knowledge required to enable them to plan and instruct safe and effective programmes of exercise. This course will give you a qualification that is highly recognised within the fitness industry and by employers, as a key measure of achievement. Please click here to learn more
This one year course is equivalent to one A Level and is designed for those who want to gain a qualification that will enable them to pursue a career in many areas of the sports industry, or onto a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport at the College. Please click here to learn more
This two year course is designed for those who want to gain a qualification that will enable them to pursue a career in many areas of Sport or onto higher level qualifications. The course has a particular emphasis on Sports Therapy, Exercise Physiology, Sports Psychology and academic research. It is equivalent to three A Levels. Please click here to learn more
This course is designed for people wanting to become a Personal Trainer in a gym or health club, or on a self employed basis. Candidates will develop the necessary skills and knowledge required to enable them to plan and instruct safe and effective progressive programmes of exercise and provide individual training on a one to one basis. They will also be able to give nutritional advice specific to a client’'s goals and needs, having carried out a comprehensive fitness and lifestyle assessment. Please click here to learn more
This course is designed for people wanting to become a Personal Trainer in a gym or health club, or on a self employed basis. Candidates will develop the necessary skills and knowledge required to enable them to plan and instruct safe and effective progressive programmes of exercise, and provide individual training on a one to one basis. They will also be able to give nutritional advice specific to a client’s goals and needs, having carried out a comprehensive fitness and lifestyle assessment. Please click here to learn more
This course is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for successful employment in the health & fitness, leisure and sports sectors or for progression to an undergraduate 1 year top-up degree. Please click here to learn more

If you would like more information about Sports courses, please call 024 7624 3000 or email the.college@nwhc.ac.uk

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