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Sport is one of the UK’s fastest growth areas and offer fantastic employment opportunities which are both challenging and varied. It’s important to remember that career opportunities in the sports industry aren’t limited to those with athletic prowess; there are a wide range of positions in the field for non-athletes too. We offer something for everyone, if sport is your passion.

Our tutors have up-to-date experience in the sport industry, which they bring to our courses, ensuring you get the education and skills which will allow you to stand out in a competitive industry.

Today a student, tomorrow a… Fitness Instructor, Leisure Manager, Outdoor Pursuits Leader, Personal Trainer, Physiotherapist, Sports Coach, Sports Development Officer, Sports Facility Manager, Sports Psychologist, Teacher or Sports Professional


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Accrington and Rossendale College leading the way – with liquid nitrogen! Accrington and Rossendale College are leading the way in the North West. On Tuesday 24th April, BSc Sports Science and Coaching students visited the first and only cryotherapy clinic in the UK – Cryo Express. Now in their second year, the students visited the company […]

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Paul Markey BSc Sports Science and Coaching Tutor name: Gareth Henry Work experience: Personal Trainer Employer: Rossendale Leisure Trust Have you studied with us before? What course? Yes, brickwork. What are your plans for after college? To further my career in the fitness industry. What are your career aspirations? Aim towards teaching level 2, level […]

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Accrington and rossendale college higher education

Georgia Burns BSc Hons Sports Science and Coaching Tutor name: Amy Lucas Work experience: Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer Employer: Vicky Carter at Carter Leisure and Accrington and Rossendale College Have you studied with us before? What course? Yes, BTEC Level 3 Sport What are your plans for after college? To continue with running personal training and […]

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BSc (Hons) in Sports Science and Coaching Studies BSc (Hons) Level 6

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