Sports & Fitness | Bolton College

Sports & Fitness

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Whether you have the drive and ambition to get to the top of the podium, or the passion and dedication to put someone else there, our Sport & Fitness qualifications will help you reach the peak of your game.

All our Sports learners study a broad span of units on their courses, covering topics to develop their understanding of:

  • Anatomy and physiology of body systems
  • Fitness testing and analysing results
  • Sports development and current issues in sport
  • Fitness training and programmes
  • Psychology for sports performance
  • Health & safety: Assessing risks and hazards in sport
  • Practical sport and exercise participation
  • Healthy eating and nutrition for sports performance

We provide opportunities to study BTEC Level 1 Diplomas, Level 2 up to Level 3 completing a Personal Training & Instructing Diploma. Specific courses on offer include our Football Academy, Coaching Academy and AASE Boxing Academy, working with industry professionals and athletes.

Achieving the full-time college qualification, together with practical experience gained from additional Sports Coaching & Fitness instructing awards, allows our learners to progress to more advanced courses, such as degrees, or directly into employment within the sector.