Can you organise and motivate people? The interest and involvement in sport and leisure related activities has never been higher, allowing you access to a wide range of career opportunities.

When joining a sports course at Stephenson College you will learn about the body, health and safety, injury, technical skills, tactics and fitness for sports performance.

What’s happening in the industry?

The sports industry boasts a diverse range of career options whether that be teaching and coaching, sports science, sports business, health and fitness, sports media and business.

Leicestershire is very well known for its sporting achievements and opportunities. The region is home to Donington Park, Leicester Racecourse, Leicester Tigers, Leicestershire County Cricket Club, Leicester Riders and of course former Premier League Champions Leicester City. Leicestershire is also home to world-leading university research and training facilities and a cluster of sport national governing bodies based at SportPark in Loughborough.


Sport Diploma Level 2 - Full Time

This qualification is designed for anyone wanting to work in sport and leisure centres or other recreational facilities and offers an invaluable look at the opportunities and work carried out across this exciting and dynamic sector.

Sport Diploma Level 3 (90 Credit) - Full Time

This course is designed for people who would like to work in the sports/fitness industry or are thinking of going to university.

Sport Extended Diploma Level 3 - Full Time

This qualification forms the second year of the Sport Diploma Level 3 course. You will study a further 9 units including: a work experience element, Exercise, Health & Lifestyle, Organising Events, Rules, Regulations & Scoring Systems in Sport.

I’ve enjoyed my time at Stephenson College. The tutors have been a big inspiration and their help and support have always been fantastic.