Sport is a huge industry in the UK with a range of job opportunities available, including; working in gyms, golf clubs, football clubs, theme parks, sports coaching, personal training, physiotherapy, activity coaching, professional sportsperson and a PE teacher.
The largest employers in the sports industry are local authorities who manage over 1,500 sports centres across the country. The number of people with sport-related jobs is estimated to have reached over 440,000, that’s 2.3% of all employment in England.
For more information come along to an Enrolment Event.
We offer beginner (Level 1), intermediate (Level 2) and advanced (Level 3) courses in a wide range of areas including; Sports Coaching and Fitness, Leadership, Leisure Operations and Sports Studies for individuals and teams.
Our world-class educational, training, scientific and coaching facility is comparable to the best in the country. This is home to our sports students and all of our prestigious sport academies.
You’ll benefit from outstanding facilities including:
- State-of-the-art classrooms with integrated IT.
- The latest training and assessment equipment.
- Sports science and medicine facilities.
- A performance lab.
- An aerobics studio
- An 83m indoor athletics hall.
- 3G artificial and grass pitches.
- A floodlit throwing area.
- Combat suite.
- An Olympic standard gym including; weight lifting platforms, ice and contrast baths and open and closed chain machines.
Our Employment Edge
- Our men’s football team is the most successful college team in the UK having won 12 ECFA/BCS titles in a row.
- We have exclusive partnerships with local, professional teams including; Gateshead Town FC where many of our students signed apprenticeships, Gateshead Thunder and Newcastle Eagles, providing a clear and exciting pathway for your professional development.
- We work closely with the Newcastle and Sunderland Foundation to deliver specialist football coaching which includes additional coaching qualifications and enrichment activities.
- Our Academy for Sport is a Team Base for the Rugby World Cup 2015 and is home to Samoa and South Africa.
We’ve just been named the best college in the North East, the third best in the whole country and been awarded Outstanding by Ofsted.
Why? Because we put everything we’ve got into making sure our students succeed.