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Sports Courses and Coaching Badges in Brighton

BTEC's, FA Badges and Coaching Certificates

We are now a major provider of sports courses in Brighton

If you love sport and want to develop your skills and knowledge further, or you are a talented athlete and want to enhance your own ability, then why not take advantage of the extensive range of courses and qualifications on offer at City College. We have a diverse range of vocational sports courses at all levels, which give students the opportunity to learn in a practical and applied environment. 

Most of the courses and activities are run from our City College East campus, which benefits from excellent outdoor and indoor facilities – including full-size, all-weather and grass pitches, boxing ring, an indoor sports hall, dance studio and a gym. 

Sports Courses in Brighton and Hove

Sports Courses in Brighton and Hove

There are a number of City College sports teams that compete locally and nationally in league and cup competitions, against other colleges. If you are a more recreational sportsperson, then there also a number of clubs and activities that are open to students of all abilities.

The department benefits from enthusiastic and experienced sports tutors, who have many links in the industry that will help graduates find employment in sport and leisure.


At City College we now offer a range of exciting opportunities for developing athletes to train at a high level in their chosen sport, whilst also studying to gain a core sports BTEC qualification through our academy system.

We offer this academy route for Footbal and Boxing. On these courses coaching will be provided by a range of professional coaches at various facilities around the City including our brand new boxing facilities, Brighton and Hove Albion, Whitehawk F.C, Brighton Blues Rugby Club and Lindfield Golf Club.

What sports courses can I do?

City College is now a major provider of vocational sports courses in Brighton and Hove, so if you have aspiriations of a career in coaching, gym instructing, personal training, physiotherapy, sports development or leisure management, then why not start on your career path here at City College.

Full-time sports courses:

What next?

If you are looking to enrol on one of our courses then the first step is deciding on which one is right for you. Click on the links above for more course information and find out how to apply.

Tutor Contacts

* General Information and Fitness Instructing - Lloyd Hooper  

* Football - Jude MacDonald

* Boxing - Adam Haniver

* Netball and Hockey - Samantha Stares

Sports Enrichment

If you are already a student and want to become involved in one of the teams or sports clubs, then please contact Kirstie Hickson  Details will also appear here on the City College website, on student resource Moodle and the City College Intranet.

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