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Introduction

Whether you are interested in a career in coaching or sports therapy, personal training or performance analysis, our courses will help you fulfil your ambition to be part of this exciting, ever-growing industry. 

Our Sport courses provide the opportunity to embrace the diverse world of sport, exercise, health, and fitness. You will experience an innovative and stimulating study programme supported by work experience and volunteering opportunities in your specific areas of interest. 

The College also runs various sports academies and has close links with local clubs to give you the chance to prepare to compete at a professional level, alongside your core studies. 

Course Facilities

Our excellent facilities provide a fully equipped, highly professional environment in which to train, with equipment and resources including: 

  • Commercial-standard Gym141 
  • Multi-Use Outdoor Games Area (MUGA)
  • Exercise science laboratory
  • Sports injury assessment and therapy suite.  

Course Facilities

Our excellent facilities provide a fully equipped, highly professional environment in which to train, with equipment and resources including: 

  • Commercial-standard Gym141 
  • Multi-Use Outdoor Games Area (MUGA)
  • Exercise science laboratory
  • Sports injury assessment and therapy suite.  

Full Time Courses

Our full time courses will provide you with the skills, qualities, and expertise to excel in whatever sports career you choose. You will benefit from learning in our fully operational commercial Gym 141, state-of-the-art fitness assessment and therapy room, as well as from our close links with local sports team such as AFC Portchester and the University of Portsmouth. 

Our full time courses provide: 

  • Access to excellent training facilities 
  • Teaching from highly experienced sports tutors, with a wide range of specialisms and expertise from across the industry 
  • Close links with professional external academies and organisations 
  • Extra Leadership & Fitness qualifications to boost your job opportunities. 

Full Time Courses

Our full time courses will provide you with the skills, qualities, and expertise to excel in whatever sports career you choose. You will benefit from learning in our fully operational commercial Gym 141, state-of-the-art fitness assessment and therapy room, as well as from our close links with local sports team such as AFC Portchester and the University of Portsmouth. 

Our full time courses provide: 

  • Access to excellent training facilities 
  • Teaching from highly experienced sports tutors, with a wide range of specialisms and expertise from across the industry 
  • Close links with professional external academies and organisations 
  • Extra Leadership & Fitness qualifications to boost your job opportunities. 

Part Time

If you are interested in becoming a personal trainer, our industry-standard gym, personal fitness suite and assessment room, will provide you with a first-class experience, whilst being taught by experts in the field. 

Part Time

If you are interested in becoming a personal trainer, our industry-standard gym, personal fitness suite and assessment room, will provide you with a first-class experience, whilst being taught by experts in the field. 

Apprenticeships

An apprenticeship in Sport, Health and Fitness provides you with the best possible training to equip you with skills that are in high demand. You will have a full time job and earn a wage working in your field of interest, while also attending College alongside in order to gain a nationally recognised qualification and essential competencies. 

Training will cover a range of skills including planning and delivering exercise lessons, the principles of training, teaching and coaching skills, health and safety factors, motivation and support, anatomy and physiology, and nutrition. You will also gain experience in the operational elements of a fitness establishment, allowing for future progression to a management or supervisory role within the industry. 

Apprenticeships

An apprenticeship in Sport, Health and Fitness provides you with the best possible training to equip you with skills that are in high demand. You will have a full time job and earn a wage working in your field of interest, while also attending College alongside in order to gain a nationally recognised qualification and essential competencies. 

Training will cover a range of skills including planning and delivering exercise lessons, the principles of training, teaching and coaching skills, health and safety factors, motivation and support, anatomy and physiology, and nutrition. You will also gain experience in the operational elements of a fitness establishment, allowing for future progression to a management or supervisory role within the industry. 

Football Academy

Fareham College has recently partnered with AFC Portchester, to form the AFC Portchester Football Academy.

Sports students who are selected to be part of the academy will have three hours of training a week coached by FA and UEFA coaches, as well as training programmes to develop strength and conditioning.

Matches and training will take place at Portchester Stadium and students will compete against other colleges and academies. Those who excel will be given the opportunity to play for AFC Portchester in prestigious competitions such as the FA Youth Cup.

Football Academy

Fareham College has recently partnered with AFC Portchester, to form the AFC Portchester Football Academy.

Sports students who are selected to be part of the academy will have three hours of training a week coached by FA and UEFA coaches, as well as training programmes to develop strength and conditioning.

Matches and training will take place at Portchester Stadium and students will compete against other colleges and academies. Those who excel will be given the opportunity to play for AFC Portchester in prestigious competitions such as the FA Youth Cup.

Career Options

A career in a sports-related field can bring a highly competitive income and work benefits. Graduates from our courses go onto work in roles including: Sports Therapist / Massage Therapist, Fitness Instructor, Sports Coach, Sports Development Officer, PE Teacher, Dietitian/ Nutritionist, Performance Analyst, Sport & Exercise Researcher, Sports Psychologist and Leisure Facility Assistant/ Manager.