Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.
If you’re passionate about sport, studying at Brighton MET is a great way to learn how to earn money from the subject you love in the city you live in.
Our sport programmes will improve your subject knowledge and help you to master the skills you will need to gain employment. Based around our on-campus sports facilities, this course prepares you for a wide range of careers in the fast-growing sports and leisure sector.
Our industry-experienced teachers combine theory and practical learning, whether you’re interested in coaching, fitness training, leisure management, sport therapies or one of the many other exciting roles in the sector.
You will benefit from:
- Practical sessions and work experience placements
- Participation in a wide range of sports and physical activities
- On-site sports facilities
- Option to join the boxing academy
- Additional qualifications as part of the course
- Focus on employability and personal development
Start at Level 2 if you have at least 3 GCSEs at grade 3 (D/E) or above, including English and Maths.
If you do not have the above grades, you can start on the Level 1 course or the Sport and public Services pathway course. An interview with a course tutor will be required.
Upon successful completion of Year 1 of this course you can continue to Year 2.
After Year 2, you can move on to the MET’s specialist part time course in Personal Training or sports coaching apprenticeships.
You could also continue your learning journey with university or HE college courses, such as Sport Science, Physical Education with PGCE, Sports Coaching, Football Studies, Sports Management, Athletic Training, Fitness and Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning, Nutrition Science or Sports/Leisure Management.
Alternatively you can progress to employment.
Future careers include:
- Sports official
- PE teacher
- Fitness instructor
- Personal trainer
- Pool/beach lifeguard
- Sports development officer
- Sports and leisure manager
- Community/youth coaching
- Disability and inclusion coaching
You will be assessed throughout your course via practical activity observations, academic coursework and industry placements. Assessments are based around ‘real-life’ projects and industry or workplace scenarios including work experience. Your final grade will be awarded as pass, merit or distinction.
*FREE* Online short courses
The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.
How to apply
Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.
HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS
Set Up Your Account
You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.
Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.
Application Review Meeting
Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.
Accept Your Place
Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.
Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.