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Sports and Public Services

Find a course with a strong emphasis on physical fitness, leadership, and community engagement.

Our Facilities

As a Sport and Public Services student, you can make the most of our on-site gym.

Facilities include:

  • A spacious sports hall
  • A gym with modern equipment
  • MUGA pitch

Elevate your fitness journey with us, and discover a world of fitness amenities in a welcoming atmosphere.


Great Progression Routes

All of our courses are designed to help you progress into higher education or your chosen career in a range of sporting fields.

Unique student experiences

There are many opportunites throughout the year for our Sports and Public Services students to take their skills to the limit.
This includes competitions at sporting venues across the county and the chance to represent the College at these.

How you apply for a course at EKC Folkestone College

Step 1 – Find a subject you’re interested in

Explore our range of Sports courses here at EKC Folkestone College.

Step 2 – Apply

Apply on our website and application portal for the subject area you want to study.

Step 3 – Come to an interview

Come along to an applicant day, where your skills will be tested to see which course is right for you.

Front of the EKC Folkestone College campus

Career prospects

Professional Athlete
Annual pay
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.
Role description
Professional sportsmen and women train and compete, either individually or as part of a team, in their chosen sport for financial gain.
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We’re part of six community-based colleges

Our mission is to play a leading role for East Kent in developing the economic and social prosperity of the communities we serve.