Do you want your passion for sports to become your career?

Studying Sport at Kidderminster College, you'll learn how to translate your enthusiasm into a profession within the sports industry, discovering the diverse career paths available. Whether your ambition is to become a personal trainer or to work in professional sports, you'll receive guidance from former professionals who can mentor you along your journey.

At our Market Street campus, we have our very own gym – KinetiC. This gym is a perfect space for our students to take part in the sports classes but also allows our students to experience life managing their gym – as it’s open for our staff and students throughout the week.

If professional football is your goal, our partnership with the Kidderminster Harriers Academy offers you the chance to receive education while being trained to a professional standard. Located at our Centre of Sporting Excellence, you'll effectively balance your practical training with theoretical learning.

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What can I study?

Kidderminster Harriers Football Academy Certificate - Level 2

Get into a career in football with our Level 2 Football Academy Certificate

Length: 1 Year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Centre of Sporting Excellence

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Kidderminster Harriers Football Academy Diploma - Level 3

Practise your football skills with the Kidderminster Harriers on our Football Academy Diploma

Length: 2 Years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Centre of Sporting Excellence

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Sport - Working in Sport - Level 2

Explore the various career routes on our Sport - Working in Sport - Level 2 course!

Length: 1 Year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Kidderminster College

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Sport and Physical Activity - Working in Sport and Leisure - Level 3

Enhance on your sports skills on our Sport and Physical Activity - Working in Sport and Leisure - Level 3 course!

Length: 2 Years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Kidderminster College

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What can I do with a qualification in Sport?

Median Salary

£32,300 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Discusses performance problems with coaches, physiotherapists, dieticians and doctors.
  • Maintains clothing and other specialised sporting equipment.
  • Builds stamina, physical strength and agility through running, fitness exercises and weight training.
  • Attends training sessions to develop skills and practice individual or team moves and tactics.
  • Participates in exhibitions, pre-qualifying events, tournaments and competitions.

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Median Salary

£10,099 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Manages the playing areas and competitors, starts race, competition or match and controls its progress according to established rules.
  • Inspects and maintains specialised clothing and equipment.
  • Understands health and safety aspects of various activities and ensures any statutory requirements are met.
  • Provides information and develops facilities to encourage greater participation in sport, and to enhance the standards of participants.
  • Deals with administrative aspects such as arranging matches, contests or appearances for athlete or team, and organising required transport and accommodation.
  • Monitors and analyses technique and performance, and determines how future improvements can be made.
  • Controls team selection and discipline and recruits ancillary staff such as coaches or physiotherapists.
  • Coaches teams or individuals by demonstrating techniques and directing training and exercise sessions.

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Median Salary

£10,296 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Understands the health and safety aspects of different forms of exercise and ensures that any statutory requirements are met.
  • Plans and monitors personal fitness schedules.
  • Ensures that clients do not injure themselves through over exertion or using incorrect training techniques.
  • Demonstrates and leads fitness activities and supervises exercise classes.
  • Devises programmes of training appropriate to the needs of clients with varying levels of strength, fitness and ability.
  • Assesses the fitness levels of clients.

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Median Salary

£10,956 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Serves food and beverages to passengers.
  • Makes announcements to passengers and deals with enquiries.
  • Receives passengers on ship, examines tickets and other documentation, directs them to their cabin and assists with any luggage.
  • Completes way-bill at scheduled points on route and balances cash taken with tickets issued.
  • Signals to driver when to stop and start bus, collects fares from passengers and issues tickets and changes destination indicators as necessary.
  • Responds to enquiries and complaints, books excursions and other entertainment and provides other assistance and advice to holidaymakers.
  • Makes local arrangements at stopover points for food and accommodation.
  • Receives passengers, checks tickets and guides them to their seats, makes announcements regarding travel arrangements and places of interest, and deals with passengers.
  • Observes regulations concerning the carrying capacity of vehicles and controls the boarding of passengers accordingly.

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Median Salary

£19,697 View more

What can I do with a qualification in Sport?

How can I progress?

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Higher Education

You don't need to move away to study a Higher Education course! Take a look at our HE courses here at KC!

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Apprenticeships

Step into the world of work and embrace the opportunity to earn while you learn through an apprenticeship.

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Levels Explained

Confused about your grades? Unsure about your study options? Check out our 'levels explained' guide for answers.