Study Sports and Fitness courses at West Thames College to gain the skills you'll need for jobs in sport and fitness or active leisure. Our experienced sports professionals will develop your skills in teambuilding, problem-solving and self-discipline and will help you to gain Sports Leadership, Lifeguard or Coaching qualifications.
As a student on our Sports courses, you'll get to use our sports hall, fitness suite and outdoor sports pitches. Studying these Fitness courses, you'll get the chance to participate in outdoor activities including camping, canoeing, orienteering, abseiling and climbing and also have the opportunity to join one of the college's successful sports teams.
|Foundation Sport and Active Leisure - BTEC Level 1 Certificate or Diploma||Level 1|
|Introduction to Sport and Fitness||Level 1|
|Sport - BTEC Level 2 Diploma||Level 2|
|Sport - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma||Level 3|
“The course is amazing as we get to try so many sports including golf, athletics, gymnastics and even handball! There really is something for everyone. It’s also great to learn all about the body and physiology and to understand the impact sport can have on muscles and joints. It’s the perfect course to get you on track for a career in sport and fitness. I’m really pleased I chose it!”
After graduating in Sport Studies and Business at Southampton Solent University, Matt served as a police officer for Hampshire Police Force. Matt took up his current post at West Thames College after successfully teaching Public Services at Barnfield College in Luton, and Carshalton College in Surrey. Matt is also experienced in hospitality, tourism marketing and recruitment.