Sport and Fitness Level 3 Vocational
The sport & fitness industry currently sits in the top 15 industrial sectors in the UK, contributing £39 billion to the economy, 1.9% of the total. The number of sport related jobs in the UK is estimated at over 400,000. The sector also has a large number of volunteers, with the estimated economic value of £2.7 billion. Additionally participation in sport brings health benefits to the nation, which is currently estimated at £11.2 billion.
By studying one of our sports courses you will develop the specific knowledge, understanding and skills required by the sector to be successful. You will experience a hands on approach to learning with the emphasis on doing including; running coaching sessions; preparing gym programmes; helping at sporting events in the local area. You will learn and forge friendships with people that share the same ambitions as you to succeed within this industry.
To give you a brief insight in to the type of work you will be completing we would like you the complete the following:
Select a career you would like to work in from the sport & leisure industry.
What are the main skills and qualities that you would need for your chosen career? Try to explain why they are important for your chosen job.
What qualifications would you need for this career? Outline a plan of how you would achieve these. How long might it take? How do you feel about that?
Why do you think you are suited to this career choice? This is a chance to tell us a bit about yourself. What skills and experience do you currently have/hope to gain? Why this career? Why sport?
Finally, how will studying at New College help you to achieve this career aim?
These websites will help you.
Good luck and the sport team look forward to meeting you!