It’s never too late to join a career in sport and fitness and a qualification from Weston College can help you on your way. 

We're excited to be offering these courses for those 19+ at our state-of-the-art Health and Active Living Skills Centre.

The centre is the first of its kind in the region and provides a modern learning environment with fully equipped gym, multi-purpose sports hall and a sport analysis and health therapy suite.

Here are the details:

  • You'll have your own dedicated tutor who will be on hand to support you throughout your time with us.
  • As a Weston College student you'll also have access to all our facilities at the Health and Active Living Skills Centre at the Loxton Campus - including our Library, IT suite, welfare and employment support teams, Costa ...
  • Plus, get all the benefits of studying at Weston College - including exclusive student discounts.

We have a friendly team ready to guide you through the application process - start your journey by selecting a course below.



Here are just a few examples of job titles that have shown to be the most popular listings in the South West region within the last year.

Why choose us?

Our facilities. All our students benefit from our fantastic facilities, both inside and outside the classroom.

Course content. We design our courses to ensure that our students get the most from their course and have the best chances of employment when they leave. 

Links with employers. We work with a huge range of businesses and employers to give our students the very best opportunities.

Reputation. Our adult course provision puts us in the top 25% of colleges in the country.

We've bundled the best education in the area with career boosted benefits - and are leveraging our contacts as one of the largest Colleges in the country to give you the best possible chance of success.

Weston Sport programmes are developed in collaboration with leading employers and organisations to ensure industry practices are embedded within each programme. We work with a number of employer partners which ensures that your study programmes makes you job-ready. Our partners include: Bristol Bears and Bristol Bears Women, West of England Sport Trust (Wesport, North Somerset Council, Weston AFC Football Club.


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Typical jobs

Personal trainer, sports coach, fitness instructor, yoga teacher, sports professional, pilates teacher, outdoor activities instructor.  

What you can earn

Some suggested annual salary ranges for those working in the industry include:

  • Sports coach: £12,000 - £20,000
  • Football coach: £16,000 - £24,000
  • Outdoor activities instructor: £12,000 - £25,000
  • Personal trainer: £18,000 - £40,000 

Local notes

In this region, there are 53,700 people employed in the active leisure, learning and well-being sector, of which 3,100 are employed in the outdoors industry. The region also has a growing reputation for extreme sports. Industry skills gaps in the region include: sport-specific technical skills, communication, management, team working, planning and preparing work, initiative, project management and problem solving.  


There are 51,500 people working in the health and fitness industry

  • There are over 3,100 private fitness facilities within the UK with 4,397,200 members
  • There are just under 2,600 public health and fitness facilities, which have over 2,758,400 members

Our brand new

Health and Active
Living Skills Centre

Taking learning beyond the classroom, The Health and Active Living Skills Centre is home to our Health and Social Care courses.

Opening its doors in 2020, this bespoke building was designed based on industry demands and what key skills are essential for young professionals to learn.

The state-of-the-art simulation ward gives you the closest experience to a real-life hospital ward with realistic scenarios to prepare you for the world of work.

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