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Sports – Development Coaching & Fitness (Sport and Physical Activity Development)

Cornwall College | Duchy College Camborne | St Austell | Stoke Climsland LEVEL: 3 Sports & Fitness

Our courses will put you on the road to a great future; we have developed our qualifications in partnership with industry professionals to ensure the knowledge you gain is not only relevant and current, but will set you apart in the workplace. Whether an elite athlete, sports and fitness enthusiast or potential inspirational coach, we can take your sporting journey to the next level with our range of qualifications and training. We’ve got commercial gyms, sports pitches and fantastic training partnerships including with Plymouth Argyle Football Club.


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Ideal if:

you would like go on to university to become a sports coach, PE teacher, sports therapist, nutritionist, or sports psychologist.

You’ll need:

five GCSEs at grade C or 5, including English and/or mathematics and ideally science, plus a strong desire to work in the sport, health and fitness industry. Or a Sport Diploma Level 2 at merit grade if you are applying for the Extended Diploma.

You’ll learn:

the essentials of this sector including the principles of anatomy and physiology, how to assess risk in sport, fitness testing, sports leadership and coaching, nutrition and sport development.


to be in college for three to four days a week, complete work experience placements, employability workshops and to be assessed in a variety of ways; practical and written. You will also be expected to complete end of year exams.

You’ll love:

the balance of theory and practice; working with specialist staff in specialist facilities tailored to your needs. You'll also love the opportunities to play in our sports teams.

You’ll go on to:

university study such as our FdSc Sports Development & Coaching or our FdSc Sport, Health & Fitness, or employment in the industry.


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Jessica Mason Sport

“I chose this college because the campus has all of the right facilities that are required and I was impressed with the professionalism of the staff”.
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*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.