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REPs (Register of Exercise Professionals)

REPs (Register of Exercise Professionals)

Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) is an independent public register which recognises the qualifications and expertise of exercise instructors in the UK. Academy of Sport Exercise and Fitness staff are on REPs, providing assurance that they are appropriately qualified and have the knowledge, competence and skills to perform their specific roles.

Mansfield Town Football in the Community

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Mansfield Town Football in the Community aim to promote the club first and foremost, and they do that is by visiting tens of thousands of children around local primary schools.

Most of the work done by the FITC team is based around football coaching in primary schools where pupils of both sexes learn basic football skills and have fun playing small-sided games. As an Academy of Sport student, you will have the opportunity to these fantastic work placement opportunities.

Please see the following for further information:

The Mansfield Giants

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Mansfield Giants is a top flight basketball club in Nottinghamshire. With players and teams from under 12 to men's and women's National League teams.

Giants have strong foundations in the local community as well as an excellent youth development programme. The programme supports age group teams for boys and girls, schools programmes and community coaching in order to provide a suitable pathway for the best young talent in the North Midlands and its surrounding areas to progress through the playing ranks. The programme provides links to Mansfield, Bolsover, Ashfield, Newark and Sherwood, NE Derbyshire and Amber Valley. The club works closely with Vision West Nottinghamshire College in offering basketball opportunities through their education as well as local School Games Organisers, in organising the Schools Games element of basketball in Mansfield.

The club also runs an extensive volunteer development programme to support volunteers both young and old to train up in both basketball specific and generic roles.

Please see the following for further information:

Sport Nottinghamshire

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Sport Nottinghamshire is a County Sports Partnership (CSP). There are 48 other CSPs covering England.

They are local networks of:

  • Local Authorities
  • National Governing Bodies
  • Sports Clubs both professional and community
  • Education - including Schools, Colleges and Universities
  • Health Care
  • And other local agencies committed to working together to increase participation in sport and physical activity.

Sport Nottinghamshire and Vison West Nottinghamshire College have worked together to create the new Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport course, where students have the opportunity to have work experience/work placement opportunities within local primary schools.

Why choose West Notts?

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98.8% A Level pass rate in 2019

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Best A Level provider in Mansfield and Ashfield for student progress*

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction**

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An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area

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£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
**Learner Exit Survey 2017/18
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