The sport and leisure industry continues to grow in importance nationally and globally, supporting over 450,000 jobs in the UK and is one of the fastest growing sectors. 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 hall. Further Education programmes in sport, coaching and fitness enable students to develop the relevant employability skills for their chosen career.
For Adult Learners the YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing – Gym-Based Exercise is a part-time programme aimed at the learner who wants to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry as a fitness instructor in the context of gym-based exercise.
The HNC/D 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. The BSc (Hons) in Sports Coaching (third year top up) is a direct progression route for students who have successfully completed a Higher National Diploma in Sport. This will provide students the opportunity build upon their skills and knowledge obtained on the HND programme to progress onto a one year BSc (Hons) top-up