If you're passionate about sport, studying at Brighton MET is a great was to learn how to earn money from the subject you love in the city you live in. Our Level 3 course offers coaching, fitness and therapy pathways so you can specialise in one or develop your abilities in all three. You can also study for a selected industry recognised qualifications, such as first aid and fitness instructing.
- Practical sessions and work experience placements
- Participation in a wide range of sports and physical activities
- On-site sports facilities
- Option to join the boxing academy
- Additional qualifications as part of course
- Focus on employability and personal development
There is the opportunity to study Level 3 as a 2-year course completing the NCFE certificate in the first year and the NCFE diploma in the second year.
4 GCSEs grade 4 or above, including English and Maths
All 16-19 (full-time) courses require an application review meeting. This is a chance for us to talk through your choice of course and ensure it's right for you.
There are specific CEFR proficiency requirements for international students.
If you do not have the above grades then don't worry, we have options for you. You could start at Level 2 or, if you don't qualify for that, we have a Pathways course in Sport & Public Service. Pathways courses enable you to progress onto Level 2 after completion.
After this course
Upon successful completion of Year 1 of this course you can continue to Year 2.
After Year 2, you can move on to the MET's specialist part time course in Personal Training or sports coaching apprenticeships.
You could also continue your learning journey with university or HE college courses, such as Sport Science, Physical Education with PGCE, Sports Coaching, Football Studies, Sports Management, Athletic Training, Fitness and Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning, Nutrition Science or Sports/Leisure Management.
Alternatively you can progress to employment.
Future careers include:
- Sports official
- PE teacher
- Fitness instructor
- Personal trainer
- Pool/beach lifeguard
- Sports development officer
- Sports and leisure manager
- Community/youth coaching
- Disability and inclusion coaching