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Sport

Sport

Why Study Sport at Central?

We offer a wide range of sport courses, which is one of the key factors in making us the number one FE provider of sport in Nottinghamshire! A course with us will open up an exciting range of careers – for example, our students have gone on to become personal trainers, PE
teachers, nutritionists, leisure managers, professional sports coaches and even professional athletes.

You can choose from pathways in sports development, fitness, training, coaching and elite sports performance. You’ll be based at our Clifton Centre and you’ll benefit from a well-rounded educational and sporting experience that can lead directly into an exciting career or to
university-level study.

You can join one of our Sport Academies across a variety of sports and our course timetables are managed to allow you to participate in weekly practical sessions and regular AoC Sport and Conference Youth Alliance leagues/competitions. 

We also organise residential trips in the UK and overseas, plus UK day trips to complement your course. The sport department also offers a comprehensive work experience/volunteering scheme through our exclusive partnerships in the world of sport. These include students
travelling to West Africa to coach sport in The Gambia and also more locally coordinating one of the largest tennis events for children in Europe at the Aegon Nottingham Tennis Open on behalf of the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA). 

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Advanced Apprenticeship in Sport: Physical Education and School Sport (Level 3)

If you’re keen to kick-start your career in the sport and leisure industry while earning a wage, this programme could be just what you’re looking for.

Advanced Apprenticeship in Sport: Personal Trainer (Level 3)

If you’re keen to start your career in the sport and fitness industry while earning a wage, this programme could be just what you’re looking for.

Apprenticeship in Sport: Operations (Level 2)

If you’re keen to kick-start your career in the sport and leisure industry while earning a wage, this programme could be just what you’re looking for.

Apprenticeship in Sport: Activity Leadership (Level 2)

If you’re keen to kick-start your career in the sport and leisure industry while earning a wage, this programme could be just what you’re looking for.

Instructing Kettlebells

This course will enable you to instruct personal training clients or gym members exercises using kettlebells. You will also be able to teach group exercise classes with kettlebells.

Group Indoor Cycling (Level 2)

During this course, you will learn how to plan and instruct a group indoor cycling session.

Circuit Training (Level 2)

This course is aimed at those working as qualified Fitness Instructors (Gym or Exercise To Music).

Gym Instructor (Level 2)

The course develops the skills, knowledge and competence of an individual to plan, teach and evaluate exercise sessions to adults unsupervised in a Gym environment.

Exercise to Music (Level 2)

This course develops your skills, knowledge and competence to plan, teach and evaluate exercise sessions to adults unsupervised.

Foundation Degree in Sport Coaching (FdSc) (Level 5)

Become a great all-rounder and prepare for your career with this industry-focused sport coaching qualification.

Personal Training (Level 3)

This is an intensive course ideal for fitness/gym instructors, or if you want to enter the fitness industry and work on a regular one-to-one basis with clients.

Sport (Level 1)

The course provides an excellent insight into the sport and active leisure industry and the many career opportunities available. You’ll gain a qualification that is the first step to taking you there!

Sport (Level 3 Extended Certificate)

You’ll get equipped with the skills and technical knowledge needed for a career in the sport, fitness and leisure industry.

Sport (Level 3 Foundation Diploma)

This course will equip you with the skills and technical knowledge needed for a career in the sport, fitness and leisure industry.

Sport: Fitness Services or Sports Performance and Coaching (Level 3 Diploma)

You’ll get equipped with the skills and technical knowledge needed for a career in the sport, fitness and leisure industry. It’s also a great pathway to university-level courses.

Sport: Football Academy (Level 3 Extended Certificate)

If you are an elite-level footballer and are committed to a career in the football and sport industry or would like to join our Men’s Football Academy, this course could be perfect.

Sport: Football Academy (Level 3 Extended Diploma)

If you are an elite-level footballer and are committed to a career in the football and sport industry or would like to join our Men’s Football Academy, this course could be perfect.

Sport: Football Academy (Level 3 Foundation Diploma)

If you are an elite-level footballer and are committed to a career in the football and sport industry or would like to join our Men’s Football Academy, this course could be perfect.

Sport: Pathways in Sport and Football (Level 2)

The course gives you the skills and knowledge needed to start a career in the sport and active leisure industry, for example as a sport leader, sport coach or leisure attendant.

Sport: Performance and Excellence - Football (Level 3 Diploma)

If you are an elite-level footballer and are committed to finding employment in the football and sport industry or would like to join our men’s football academy.

Sport: Sport Development and Coaching (Level 3 Extended Diploma)

You’ll get equipped with the skills and technical knowledge needed for a career in the sport, fitness and leisure industry. It’s also a great pathway to university level courses.

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How to Apply 

Find out how easy it is to apply for a course at Central, and learn more about the application process.

Programme Of Study Media Panel

Programme of Study 

All of our full-time courses include a programme of study, helping you achieve your ambitions.

Emma Case Study

Student case study: Emma Phillips (Sport, Development, Coaching and Fitness) 

The tutors have got me where I am today; they have been amazingly supportive...

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