Sport, Travel and Public Services Courses

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Our courses are delivered by highly qualified tutors with a wealth of experience in the private and public sectors. There are excellent facilities including well-equipped fitness suites and a large multi-purpose sports hall that has hosted international basketball matches. Further Education programmes in sport, travel and public services enable students to develop the relevant employability skills for their chosen career.

Higher Education programmes are designed to provide vocationally specific content and practical hands-on activities that replicate the working environment within the sport industries. The learning experience is further enhanced by guest speakers and visits abroad. HNC and degrees can be studied either full-time or part-time, allowing for the opportunity to work part-time. Our Higher Education Centre provides a great range of facilities including well-equipped teaching spaces and private study areas.

Apprenticeships and part-time courses are available in the areas of Sports Development, Activity Leadership, Gym Instruction and Physical Education in School Sport

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Our Sport courses are delivered by highly qualified tutors with a wealth of experience in the private and public sectors. There are excellent facilities including well-equipped fitness suites and a large multi-purpose sports hall that has hosted international basketball matches. Further Education programmes in sport, travel and public services enable students to develop the relevant employability skills for their chosen career.

Apprenticeships and part-time courses are available in the areas of Sports Development, Activity Leadership, Gym Instruction and Physical Education in School Sport

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Our courses are delivered by highly qualified tutors with a wealth of experience in the private and public sectors. Further Education programmes in public services enable students to develop the relevant employability skills for their chosen career.

Public Services qualifications are targeted at learners who would like to gain employment in the uniformed public services sector. The qualifications are suitable for those who would like to enter employment in an operational role or in an office-based role supporting the uniformed public services.

Public Services courses provide an ideal opportunity to prepare for employment in a wide range of public service occupations such as the Police, Fire Service, Royal Navy, Army, etc. Students may also progress to public service-related higher education courses and general business courses.

I enjoy all aspects of the Public Services course. I want to be a Police Officer and the course has allowed me to research the various job opportunities and has helped me with the application process for the Special Constabulary.Annie Wright - Public Services Level 3

Travel and Tourism

I’ve always been really interested in Travel and Tourism and wanted to study it at a higher level. I’ve learned a lot on my course; including elements of geography, the travel industry and business frameworks. I also feel my English has really improved since moving here from Bulgaria two years ago.Maria Hristova - Travel and Tourism
Our Travel and Tourism courses are delivered by highly qualified tutors with a wealth of experience in the private and public sectors. Further Education programmes in travel and tourism enable students to develop the relevant employability skills for their chosen career. The College Diploma in Travel Services comprises of a set of recognised qualifications that will enable you to become familiar with different aspects of the industry, and will ensure you have the up-to-date skills required by service providers in the travel industry today. The course consists of core qualifications and a chosen pathway for their career of your choice.

The fast-expanding leisure and tourism sectors offer a wide spectrum of career opportunities, from travel agencies to holiday reps. There are several sectors offering career opportunities within the tourism industry, including travel agents, tour operators, hotels, transport, airports and airlines and tourist information services.

The course opened my horizons within the world of business – especially marketing. My job at GFM Holdings Ltd allows freedom to add my own influence to client briefs to create a top quality product.Brett Cutbush - BA (Hons) Management of Sport graduate
The sport and leisure industry continues to grow in importance nationally and globally. The sport industry supports over 450,000 jobs in the UK and is one of the fastest growing sectors.

The HNC/HND in Coaching and Sport Development course allows you to work towards a Higher Education qualification at HNC Level 4 in your first year and HND Level 5 in your second year of study. It makes it ideal for those learners taking their first steps in Higher Education or returning to study after a break.

With our FdA Management of Sport programme you will acquire industry-specific knowledge, together with the academic, analytical and decision making skills to succeed in a management role in a variety of sport industries.

Our BA (Hons) programme combines practical experience with academic study to help equip you with a broad understanding of the commercial and managerial aspects of the sector. Our close links with the local and regional sports industry enable you to develop your management and leadership skills and apply them to a variety of sport settings.

As part of our partnership with Virtual Learning UK, you have access to industry-leading facilities at the Lee Westwood Golf School, based at Stoke-by-Nayland Golf Club.