Want to kick off a career in sports? Why not expand your physical skills and achieve an industry-recognised qualification? Apply now for a Sport and Recreation course at Mid Cheshire College.

You’ll attain the knowledge and expertise you need to continue into your career — whether that’s in Sports Science, Personal Training, Coaching or in any sports-related industry.

Bring your A game to the department’s excellent gym, fitness centre and four court facility within the College’s £7.5m Centre for Creative Arts and Sports. You’ll also have access to golf courses, football pitches and other sports environments to help hone your physical skills.

Development courses in football and golf are available for talented young men and women looking to earn a vocational qualification as they enhance their skills in their chosen sport.

Potential Sports and Recreation careers include:
Sports coach, sports educator, personal trainer, sports scientist, sports nutritionist.

Courses Available

Course Title
Start Date
Full Fee
BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Sport FL3
NVQ Level 2 in Sports Coaching and Leadership


Want to get paid to earn a degree-level qualification? You can at Mid Cheshire College thanks to our new Higher Apprenticeship courses.

You’ll work towards a nationally recognised qualification demonstrating your understanding and expertise in your chosen industry. You’ll combine assessment work with vital real-life experience, putting your knowledge into action at work.

You’ll follow a bespoke learning plan, created collaboratively by your employer and Mid Cheshire College, and designed to give you the most relevant teaching and training for your chosen industry.

You’ll complete the apprenticeship with a National Vocational Qualification (QCF) equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree, as well as a portfolio of completed work, a Technical Certificate, and proven on-the-job experience.

Entry requirements for Higher Apprenticeships are flexible, as apprentices will come from a range of education and employment backgrounds. If you’d like to discuss Higher Apprenticeships, get in touch with one of our advisors.

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Money matters.
Depending upon your circumstances, you may be able to apply for financial support to help you during your studies. Find out more.