Our courses, delivered in Retford and Worksop, are suitable for all abilities.
Our dedicated tutors have played, competed and coached sports at a regional, national, and international level. Using their wealth of experience, they will help you gain leadership, communication, and teamwork skills in your chosen pathway.
We have excellent links with local businesses in the industry such as Kixx, Retford Leisure Centre, Retford and Retford United Football Club, Retford Tennis Clubs, Retford Athletics and Curly Athletes who all support with opportunities to undertake placements and gain work experience. There’s also the opportunity to complete work experience abroad with our Erasmus scheme.
This will help you gain an understanding of what it’s like to work in the fitness industry and learn from those doing the job you want.
You’ll also have the chance to gain additional qualifications and Continuous Professional Development as part of your course in subjects including
Mental Health First Aid
First Aid Course
Introduction to Fustal
Sudden Cardiac arrest
Safeguarding for All
Introduction to Fustal
All our sports courses are CIMPSA approved as they are the key stakeholder for regulations, standards and expectations within the field of Sport and Physical Activity
We are also members of the Association of Colleges who run and organise a range of sporting events and activities.
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Sport
This qualification is for learners aged pre-16 and above and is suitable for those looking for a level 2 qualification.
It will give learners the introductory skills to either start a career in sport or progress within employment in the sector. This qualification can also prepare learners for further or higher education and gives a good introduction to the sports industry. Learners can also gain a hands-on approach through our Work Experience Programme.
On this course, learners are required to complete three mandatory units (see below) and one optional.
Participating in Sport
Understanding Business in Sport
Preparing to Work in the Sport and Leisure Industry
NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity (Year 1)
The?NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity (Sports Coaching)?is intended for learners aged 16 and over and provides the knowledge, skills and understanding required within the sport and physical activity sector.
It will also allow learners to gain transferable skills and progress to employment through our Work Experience Programme, in line with career aspirations.
During this course, learners are required to complete three mandatory units (see below) and one optional.
Working in Sport
NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity (Year 2)
This course is a one-year extension to “Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity”, which prepares learners for higher education by giving them the necessary grades. Students will complete an additional nine units and choose an optional one specific to their chosen pathway.
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Learn in our top-quality fitness suites and sports halls.
Utilise cutting-edge tools while you gain expertise in business, personal training, nutrition, and sports coaching.
You will have the opportunity to attend educational visits and be exposed to industry experts
This course has been supported by a number of universities, including: London South Bank University, Southampton Solent University and University of Huddersfield.
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Apply Now button at the top of this page. For more information support with your enquiry or application please contact Student Services by emailing email@example.com or by calling 01909 504500.
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Sports kit will be required. However, financial support is available for those eligible. Please refer to the RNN Group Bursary Policy for further details.
“I chose to study Sport at North Notts College, because it provides me with the skills required to pursue a career in professional ice hockey and personal training.”Ellie Newton Level 3 - BTEC National Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development
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