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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 dominate National Championships Accrington and Rossendale College took part in the AoC Sport National Championships in Nottingham last weekend with excellent results! The girls’ football team won the National Championships for the second year running, with the boys’ team finishing in third place. College students travelled to Nottingham University on the weekend […]

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Kavan Hurn BTEC Level 3 Ext. Dip. Sport What are your plans for after college? Currently in the Police Cadets and hoping to apply or the Specials when I turn 18 in October. If I have to go to University, then that’s great but I am waiting to find out. In the meantime, I want […]

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Zara Khan BTEC Level 3 Sport What are your plans for after college? Provisional place at Edge Hill University. Studying Sports and Exercise Science degree. What are your career aspirations? Would like to get into Sports coaching and Physiotherapy, possibly professional Sports. Why did you choose to study at Accrington & Rossendale College? Highly recommended […]

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Course Title Qualification Level
Sport and Active Leisure Level 2 BTEC Diploma Level 2
Sport and Active Leisure Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3
Sport and Active Leisure Level 1 BTEC Certificate Level 1

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