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Sport and Leisure


Pathways are made up of courses focused on future careers or further education opportunities

The sport and leisure sector is expected to grow by 11% by 2020, and our courses will enable you to explore the various careers in this sector.

With a strong focus on sport and leisure leadership, our courses offer hands-on learning and will give you practical experience across the industry. They will also help you develop confidence, teamworking skills and professional standards that are required in the sport and leisure sector.

  • PE Teacher
  • Sports Coach
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Personal Trainer
  • Leisure Centre Manager

Why people love Sport and Leisure

Indoor Leisure Manager, Your Leisure

Gavid Vickers

"This qualification is in line with industry requirements and provides students with tangible employability skills within the sector. We're extremely pleased to be partnering with Broadstairs College to provide learners with the best possible blend of academic and practical experience, which will aid entry into the leisure industry."

Chairman, Thanet Passport

Gary Rees

"We are delighted to be working in partnership with Broadstairs College. As a provider of sport to primary school children, it is pleasing to know there are future opportunities for them to gain qualifications in the sports and leisure industry."

Business Manager, The Digi Diner

Chloe Heatley

"We are thrilled to be a part of the sports and leisure programme at Broadstairs College and look forward to inspiring the students to achieve their qualifications and opportunities in the sports and leisure industry through this programme across Thanet."

Career Prospects

Example: Sports coaches, instructors and officials

 Annual pay
£4,160 - £21,840
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.

Across the UK the workforce is projected to expand by 24% over the period to 2027, adding 22,443 jobs. In the same period, 71% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 66,916 job openings.

Role description

Sports coaches, instructors and officials work with amateur and professional sportsmen and women to enhance performance, encourage greater participation in sport, supervise recreational activities such as canoeing and mountaineering, and organise and officiate at sporting events according to established rules.

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What's next?

Step 1 - Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway

Step 2 - Interview

We will contact you with appropriate options for conducting your interview, either online or in person.

At your interview, we will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. It is also your opportunity to make sure that the pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

Courses at Broadstairs College

If you know exactly which course and level you need to apply for, or want more information, please select from the options below:

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

Ramsgate Road
Broadstairs, Kent
CT10 1PN

01843 605040