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Sport, Coaching and Fitness

If you are self-motivated, passionate, disciplined and confident then this is the industry for you!

The fitness industry is fast growing and plays an important role in the health and wellbeing of us all. Practitioners will work with a range of different age groups in a variety of disciplines, including coaching, fitness, instruction, nutrition and psychology.

With statistics currently showing that 2/3rds of adults in our region are overweight and ¼ obese, this leads to an increase in employment opportunities for those with a passion for sport and fitness. Exciting opportunities are available with our courses just being the start of the journey.

Taught by professionals

Highly qualified industry tutors

Work with real clients

Working with gyms to support industry experience


Varied range of disciplines to experience

On site gym and pitches

Work within an industry standard gym environment

Key information

As well as achieving a nationally recognised qualification within the sporting industry you will develop skills in presenting, instructing groups and coaching as well as qualifications in maths and English. Delivery will be in our industry standard gym facility, on our sports specific field as well as on site from highly skilled staff.

You will be taught across both theory sessions and a range of practical activities to promote academic knowledge and employability skills and assessed across a range of methods from written pieces to practical observation.

A kit is required to be purchased upon successful enrolment on the course.

Career Pathways

You can become a

  • Sports Coaches
  • Fitness instructors
  • Sports Instructors
  • Sports and Leisure assistants
  • Leisure and Sports managers
  • PE/Sports teacher
  • Sporting officials
  • Sports Scientist
  • Sports psychologist
  • Sports Therapy/physiotherapy

Take the next step with a career in Sport, Coaching and Fitness

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Why SSC?

At South Staffordshire College our students come first, and everything we do is aimed at helping you to realise your full potential. We are about careers not courses and our expert staff will make sure you have the skills and knowledge needed to give you that competitive edge for when you start your career within your chosen industry.

As a school leaver, you will be treated as an adult, within a friendly and supportive environment. You’ll enjoy more freedom and independence, and you’ll make many new friends, all with the same passion and journey ahead as you. As an adult, we understand you may feel uneasy about returning to education, but there is no need to be. We have smaller class sizes and supportive tutors to make you feel very welcome.

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