Course: Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma Sport, Fitness and Personal TrainingCampus: Strand RoadType: Full TimeStart Date: 06/09/2021Fees:
Course: Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma Sport, Fitness and Personal TrainingCampus: LimavadyType: Full TimeStart Date: 06/09/2021Fees:
Course: Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma Sport, Fitness and Personal TrainingCampus: StrabaneType: Full TimeStart Date: 06/09/2021Fees:
- Site location Limavady Main St Strabane Strand Road
- Careers in the Sport and Active Leisure Industry
- Health, Wellbeing and Sport
- Fitness Skills Development
- Personal Trainer Skills Development
- Self-employment in Sport and Physical Activity
- Nutrition for Physical Performance
- Business and Technology in Personal Training
UK Requirements4 GCSEs (grade C or above) to include English or Maths; OR Level 2 Diploma plus GCSE/Essential Skills English or Maths
ROI Requirements4 OLC (Grade 05 or above) to include English or maths OR Leaving Certificate Applied – Merit.
The nature of this course will require students to engage with employers within the industry at regular intervals. In year 2 of the programme students have the opportunity to complete an Erasmus project to a European country. In 2019 sports students travelled to Malta for a two-week work placements in Sports Coaching, Fitness Instructing, and Teaching
Further StudyThis course can provide progression into higher education. Depending on the grade profile achieved, this progression can include to our Foundation Degree in Sport (validated by Ulster University) and degrees such as PE Teaching, Sports Coaching, Fitness Instruction and Sports Development at universities including Ulster University, Liverpool Hope, Liverpool John Moore’s and University of Central Lancashire.
Career ProspectsThis course is ideal for students keen to move directly into employment within the fitness industry. The course content provides learners with up-to-date knowledge, understanding and practical skills to pursue a career in the fitness industry. UCAS points will also be achieved through completion of the BTEC Diploma in Sport; therefore, progression to higher education i.e. foundation degrees and university degrees remains a valid option for many students.
This course has helped ignite my passion for Musical Theatre and gave me the confidence to follow my dreams!Eoin Callaghan
The College gave me so many amazing opportunities, such as competing at the 'Worldskills' Finals in Russia!Declan Porter