Sport

Key Information 

Make a real different to peoples' lives with a career in Sport. Studying Sport can be very rewarding and can help you make a positive impact in your community. Whether you want to work as a fitness instructor helping people to be healthy or as a football or rugby coach - our courses are designed to help you succeed on your journey.

Why Blackburn College?

  • Professional Sport Academies in Football, Basketball, Cricket, Table Tennis, Badminton, Swimming and Netball.
  • Partnerships with nationally recognised clubs, sports coaches, and physiotherapy professionals.
  • Membership to our £13.5 million Sport and Leisure Centre - complete with 25m swimming pool, 80 station fitness suite and two large sports halls.
  • Taught by industry trained professionals who are passionate about Sport.
  • Fantastic progression opportunities to both universities and employers.

HOW MUCH CAN I EXPECT TO EARN?

You can expect a starting salary of approximately £15,000 - which can rise significantly as your career progresses.

Career Opportunities 

Here are just a few of the careers and job roles our students have gone on to do:

  • Sports therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Lifeguard
  • Swimming instructor
  • Personal trainer
  • Sports coach
  • Sports journalism
  • Gym instructor
  • Activities organiser
  • Health promoter