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Sport courses

Why choose sport at West Notts?

Train using industry-standard equipment

You'll train hard and work in the college’s sports hall, built to Sport England standards. You may also go off-campus to local gyms to train using current industry-equipment.

Great opportunities

With exclusive partnerships with Mansfield Town and professional body, CIMSPA, our courses provide unique opportunities to enhance your skills and prepare for a future in sports. We also have excellent links with NTU Mansfield, where many of our students go onto study Sport and Exercise Science at university level.

Enjoy extra-curricular activities

Activities outside college allow you to build your skills and networks. Youcan enjoy a range of extra-curricular sporting activities with college, from football coaching to netball and boot camp club there is something for everyone.

For more information, visit our sports page.

Be part of the 'Learning Company'

One of the great benefits to studying Sports at West Nottinghamshire College is the opportunity to take part in our learning company: Movement and Fitness. Movement and Fitness is all about promoting healthy living and exercise within the college community. Open to all Level 2 and 3 Sports students, working as a Movement and Fitness coach is a chance to gain valuable experience leading group exercise classes for staff and students.

Bring your passion for sports into a real-world work environment and learn how to lead fun, engaging and challenging classes that promote healthy living and exercise. Being a part of this programme is a chance to gain a whole host of transferrable skills that will be valued both in the world of sports and fitness and beyond. Boost your fitness knowledge, your communication and your confidence, as well as gaining vital skills such as motivating others, giving and receiving feedback, time management and commitment.

This is a unique opportunity to work with a diverse group of people, breaking down barriers, and providing purposeful coaching that will help you in your future career. Let your creativity soar, planning varied and engaging sessions to cater for a range of abilities. Giving you genuine, hands-on experience working in the sports and fitness industry, this opportunity is not one to be missed.

Career Opportunities

Our facilities

Our Derby Road campus has a wide range of facilities and sports equipment to suit all needs and provide exciting training spaces.

With a Sport England-accredited sports hall, a 3G astroturf pitch, a full-size grass football pitch, a dedicated sports science laboratory, and more, you can enjoy using a wide range of facilities that support your learning.

Off-site, you will also benefit from exclusive access to the Mansfield Town training grounds, where students enrolled on the Mansfield Town Performance Programme undertake regular practice sessions.

Guided Campus Tour

Get a glimpse into the facilities you will be using as a sport student at West Notts College.

What our students say

Nathan discusses his experience with us, outlining the course content and how their work experience is tied in with the course, as well as touching on the college’s 3G pitch and partnership with RH Academy which benefits the learner’s experience.

Declan shares his experience studying sport at West Notts. He mentions various exciting trips he’s been on since beginning the course, including a trip to Wembley Stadium, as well as shining light on how supportive our teachers are.


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Why choose West Notts?

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96.2% A Level pass rate in 2022.

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction.**Learner Exit Survey 2019/20

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We offer a flexible and cost-effective travel pass to all students and apprentices.

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We have four campuses each boasting a number of state-of-the-art facilities.

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