Get the qualifications you need to launch a successful career in the sports industry.
Studying Sport at Weston College
With fantastic connections in the sporting industry, we recognise your abilities and efforts and support you to achieve your top potential.
We have a history of providing qualifications that give students the edge when they apply for jobs. Plus, our courses range from Level 1 to degree-level.
All of our Sports courses take place in our bespoke, state-of-the-art flagship facility: The Health and Active Living Skills Centre.
Latest news and developments at Weston College
There is always so much going on across our various campuses and courses. Stay up to date on our latest news.
Business Studies Student Completes Industry Placement for International Trade in London
A Weston College Business student has earned the opportunity to gain work experience at the Department for International Trade
Are you looking to start a CILEx course or take your next CILEx units?
Weston College is an accredited provider of CILEx (Chartered Institute of Legal Executive) qualifications
We've been shortlisted! - Tes FE Awards 2020
The most outstanding individuals and institutions that the FE sector has to offer have been recognised in the shortlist for the
Football Feat: Ryan Represents England
We areproud to announcethe success of our very own footballer Ryan Jones (formally of Churchill Academy),has recently been selected to represent nationally for
Available Sport courses
Want to work in the sport sector?
Sport brings together communities, improves health and well-being and provides essential skills, such as teamwork, coaching others, leadership and resilience. Roles available in the sport sector are incredibly diverse; you could become a Coach, a sports Journalist, a Sports Scientist, or many other careers. If you study a BTEC you'll get the necessary understanding and skills, to help further a career in this fast-paced and expanding industry.
- Sports Agent
- Sports Marketing
- Sports Journalist
- Sport Media Commentator
- Social Media Influencer
- Sports Lawyer
- Sports Agent
- Fitness/Gym Manager
- Leisure Manager
- Director/ Head of Centre
- Education Manager
- Swimming Teacher
- Leisure Centre Manager
- Recreation Assistant
- Team Leader
- Community Health Officer
- Pilates, Yoga or Tai Chi Instructor
- Elite Performance (assistant coach, coach, advanced/senior coach)
- Athlete (sponsorship, influencer, performer)
- Sports Analyst
- Sports Scientist
- Strengthening and Conditioning Professional
- Sports Scientist
- Sports Nutritionist
- Sports Kit Manager
- Outdoor Activities Instructor
- Assistant Activity Leader
- Outdoor Centre Manager
- Mountain Leader
- Outdoor Event Organiser
- Fitness Facilities Manager
- Gym Instructor
- Group Exercise Instructor
- Personal Trainer
- Membership Consultant
- Primary Teaching
- PE Teaching
- Sports Development Manager
- Sports Development Officer
Occupations related to Sport
Leisure or Sports Manager
Leisure and sports managers organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources required for the provision of sporting, artistic, theatrical and other recreational and amenity services.
Employment in region: 1,755 positions
Professional sportsmen and women train and compete, either individually or as part of a team, in their chosen sport for financial gain.
Employment in region: 497 positions
Sports Coach, Instructor or Official
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.
Employment in region: 2,419 positions
What our students say
Chloe Carchrie, Sport and Exercise Science
“I have had many opportunities to represent the college and have revieved excellent coaching”
Former school: Priory
Course: Sport and Exercise Science
What next? Chloe aims to pursue netball as a career, study at degree-level, and would like to teach sport.