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Sport & Leisure

Whether you want to be a professional sportsperson, personal trainer, coach or physiotherapist, our courses can kick start your career and help you understand how sport and exercise can affect the body and mind.

As a learner on one of our courses, you will study in state of the art facilities alongside Live Wire health and leisure professionals, allowing you to see future career pathways in action on a daily basis. You’ll be picking up skills and advice from the experts!

We have strong connections with Warrington Wolves, from work placements to guest speaker presentations, this link provides learners with leadership opportunities and enriching experiences, offering valuable insights into fields such as performance analysis and strength & conditioning.

Our students can vouch for the fantastic experiences and opportunities available through our study programmes, with many learners continuing on to; Higher Education courses here at Warrington & Vale Royal College, taking up university options or alternatively progressing into a range of sporting careers. Notable recent examples are; Harvey Livett and Pat Moran, both Warrington Wolves first team players, Ellis Gillam, who graduated through the Warrington Wolves Foundation and Academy programmes while working towards his professional rugby league career, and Matt Barker, who gained a prestigious scholarship to an American university.

With courses in Sport, Sports Science, Sports Massage, Fitness Instructing and Personal Training, we have something here for everyone who is looking to progress into the sport, fitness or leisure industries.


Student Success

Former King’s Leadership Academy student Emily Fairclough has thoroughly enjoyed her Level 3 Sport course and plans to continue her studies at Warrington & Vale Royal College, securing a place on the HNC in Sports Science.

Emily originally had ambitions to become a PE teacher but starting college has broadened her career choices within the sports industry, showing her the many other routes she can choose. Emily now has wider goals of being either a PE teacher, physiotherapist or personal trainer. Emily says the support she receives from her tutors has been fantastic, saying: “All the tutors are really nice and they treat you like adults.”