Studying Sport and Fitness

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Studying Sport with us will fuel your passion and bring the subject to life

Students surfing in CornwallWith our industry links, outstanding staff and coastal location, we’re the top choice to help you step into a career in sport and fitness. 

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Students learning about the science of sportstudents working out in the college gym

Training and sports

You’ll get the opportunity to train in our modern fitness studios, the Fit Rooms, using the latest equipment and methods. You’ll also have access to facilities at Bournemouth University, AFC Bournemouth and Fitness First. And there’s no shortage of sporting activities to get involved in. We have competitive teams in football, rugby, netball, cricket, basketball, athletics and table tennis. Or why not take advantage of our recreational opportunities in surfing, volleyball, tennis, badminton, fitness, 5-a-side football or watersports?

It's about science too!

It's not about what you learn in the practical lessons, it's about the classroom learning too! Learning about the antomy of muscles and bones in the body will help you shine in your future career.

Work expereince

Complete a minimum of 30 hours' work experience or work related activities! From working in a local school in their PE department to assisting with coaching sessions in a sports club, you will develop skills that can be applied across the whole industry.

What about trips we hear you ask?

How does a surfing trip to Cornwall sound? What about a whole host of exciting residental outdoor activities? What about paintballing, stadium tours, univeristy visits and a Sports Science day at Solent University? Well they're all part of our courses and will help you develop the skills you need to have a successful sporting career. 

Stand out from the crowd

To help you stand out from the crowd you can study extra industry recognised qualifications to expand your knowledge and skills. Why not take a Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer qualification or even a first aid or coaching award to held land your dream job. 

What careers you could go into

  • Fitness Instructor
  • Personal trainer
  • Sports Coach
  • Outdoor Instructor
  • Leisure Assistant
  • Sports Development Officer
  • Sports Teacher