Sport & Sport Science Courses 

At Oaklands we offer a range of courses in this rapidly growing industry which has an increasing number of exciting employment opportunities.

 

With physical activity and exercise coming to the forefront of the prevention and management of many medical conditions, there is an increasing demand for qualified exercise professionals, including coaches, fitness instructors and facilities operation assistants.

To ensure you have the skills and experience necessary to enter, or progress in your chosen area of sport, we provide a range of courses in health, fitness and performance. There is also a chance to achieve coaching awards alongside your main vocational study.

We have developed academies with recognised sports clubs to provide an exciting opportunity for aspiring sports men and women to receive professional coaching in addition to studying for a nationally recognised qualification in sport.

Our partnerships include:

  • EDSV
  • Elite Performance Athletics
  • England Basketball
  • Hertfordshire Mavericks
  • Saracens Rugby Club
  • St Albans City Football Club

If you aren’t sure how to achieve your career goals then why not try our new Career Toolkit. If you get stuck, don’t worry, help is at hand just call us on 01727 737000.

 Or maybe you fancy taking your learning to a higher level with one of our specially design HE courses? If so, simply click here.

YMCA L2 Diploma in Health, Fitness & Exercise... 16/17-DP2HFA1F/1

This course involves planning, teaching and evaluating both individual and group exercise sessions. You will study both theory and practical units which will include Anatomy and Physiology, Nutrition and a healthy lifestyle, Health and Safety in the Fitness environment, Customer...Read more

Fees POA
Level Full Level 2
Campus St Albans Campus
Type Full Time
Start Date 12/09/2016
Duration 1-Year
Entry Requirements: 4 GCSEs at grade D or above, or, completion of a related level 1 qualification
BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Sport 16/17-DP2SPA1F/1

The BTEC Level 2 in Sport has been developed in the sport and active leisure sector to: Provide education and training for sport, leisure and recreation employees. Give opportunities for sport, leisure and recreation employees to achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 vocationally...Read more

Fees POA
Level Level 2
Campus St Albans Campus
Type Full Time
Start Date 12/09/2016
Duration 1-Year
Entry Requirements: 4 GCSEs at grade D or above, or, completion of a related level 1 qualification
BTEC L1 Diploma in Sport and Active Leisure 16/17-FLTSTA1F/1

The course will also provide a solid base in a number of areas that can be applied to many careers and further study, not just within the sports and leisure industries. In addition, all students will study Functional skills or GCSE Maths and English. The course involves a mixture...Read more

Fees POA
Level
Campus St Albans Campus
Type Full Time
Start Date 12/09/2016
Duration 1-Year
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport Development,... 16/17-DP3STA1F/1

This course offers a blend of sports theory and practical experience that gives you an excellent insight into careers in the sport and leisure industry such as fitness testing for the general population as well as elite performers and roles within sports development.Read more

Fees POA
Level
Campus St Albans Campus
Type Full Time
Start Date 12/09/2016
Duration 2-Year
BTEC Extended National Diploma in Sport... 16/17-DP3SSA1F/1

The BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science is suited to students who wish to continue their academic studies in a highly specialised educational area. The course is aimed at 16-19 year olds who have just completed their GCSEs, or are looking to get back into education...Read more

Fees POA
Level Full Level 3
Campus St Albans Campus
Type Full Time
Start Date 12/09/2016
Duration 2-Year
Entry Requirements: 5 GCSEs at C or above, or, completion of a related level 2 qualification
YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training... 16/17-DP3PTA1F/1

The course is a Level 3 Diploma and includes Exercise and fitness knowledge, nutrition, fitness testing,Health and Safety, Advanced CV and Resistance Training and Personal Programming, sports conditioning, business studies and training outdoors. Read more

Fees POA
Level Full Level 3
Campus St Albans Campus
Type Full Time
Start Date 12/09/2016
Duration 1-Year
Entry Requirements: 5 GCSEs at C or above, or, completion of a related level 2 qualification
Foundation Degree in Sport Studies 16/17-UHFDSP1F/1

The course is run over two years with an option to progress onto a full honours programme at the University of Hertfordshire. At the end of the course you will gain a Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Sport Studies and, with the necessary grades, you can progress onto the third year of...Read more

Fees £6,000.00
Level Level 4
Campus St Albans Campus
Type Full Time
Start Date 19/09/2016
Duration 2-Year