QMC has a fantastic reputation for its sporting programme, team successes and outstanding facilities. Progression rates into employment and higher education are exceptional as students leave with a comprehensive knowledge and deep understanding of the subject, along with excellent coaching skills that are desired by the sports industry.
QMC’s facilities for sport are outstanding. As a student at QMC you can access QM Sports Centre and the swimming pool. The centre has a fully equipped fitness studio, weights room, sports hall and 23 metre swimming pool. It also offers fitness classes and personal training, 3G pitch, astroturf and grass pitches.
Alongside with your A Levels and vocational courses, QMC is the only college in the local area where you can qualify as a;
– Personal trainer
– Sports Coach
Other opportunities include First Aid Qualifications, Duke of Edinburgh (Silver and Gold Awards), Higher Sports Leader Award(HSLA), Team Games, Coaching, Participation Sports for All.
By the end of your first year you will be a fully qualified fitness instructor and ready to find part-time work in local fitness centres. By the end of your second year you will be a fully qualified personal trainer able to work in local fitness centres or with your own private clients. You will study for the qualifications one period a week and it fits easily onto your timetable.
(Cost £225. If you were to take this course with a private organisation it costs between £1500 and £2500)
By the end of your first year you will have a Level 2 Qualification in Community Sports Leadership and will be able to find part-time work coaching in schools and the local community. By the end of the second year you will have a Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Multi-Skills Development in Sport and will be able to coach independently. You will study for the qualifications one period a week and it fits easily onto your timetable.
Life Guarding & First Aid
You will study for the qualifications one period a week and it fits easily onto your timetable. After you qualify you will be able to find part-time work in local leisure centres.
Duke of Edinburgh Award, Silver and Gold
It offers a life-changing experience and a fun time with friends. It is an opportunity to discover new interests and talents and a tool to develop essential skills for life and work. It is a recognised mark of achievement; respected by universities and employers.
The Head of Department, Andrew Fields will be happy to help.