Welcome to Prépa-Sports

  • Welcome to Prépa-Sports

Created in 1993 in Aix-en-Provence, South of France, PREPA-SPORTS is a popular vocational school for courses in the field of sports. If you are passionate about sports and would like to be a sports coach/trainer or simply an animator in sports, you are welcome to join our facility.

Prépa-Sports offers one of the largest ranges of training courses in France: there are 12 state-certified qualifications which are acknowledged by the Ministry oy Youth and Sports*, in addition to the 45 other courses which makes it one of the institutions who offers a catalogue of a large range of courses within the field of sports.

By joining us, you will benefit from the French expertise and from the high quality of our professional trainers.

Prépa-Sports allows foreign students to integrate into one of our BPJEPS as 3 places are reserved especially for foreigner who aspire to join one of our courses.

In order to integrate the training session, there are 2 solutions:

In both cases, you will need to pass few entrance tests and if passed, then go ahead to the official selection process before getting the final evaluations in the 2nd case.

  • depending on your results and final evaluations, you will then be integrated into the training course; at the end, you will get a course certificate
  • depending on your results, you will be integrated into the training courses; at the end, you will get a State-certified Degree

BPJEPS training courses are outlined as below:

  • around 1200 hours
  • during 9 months, from October to June

The weekly program is as below:

  • 3 days of learning class on site
  • 17 hours of professional experience. You will have a traineeship as a sports trainer or a coach trainee

We can help you to find a sports club in order to obtain a traineeship.

Each BPJEPS includes a specific accreditation which enables you to become a sports specialist in a specific branch at a later stage

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Below are some of BPJEPS’ various courses:

  • BPJEPS AAN (Aquatic and Swimming Activities): you will become a swimming coach and a rescuer. Specialised in swimming, aqua gym, aqua biking, baby swimming…
  • BPJEPS AF, with the option of weight lifting-body-building: this is a more appropriate diploma if you wish to become a sports coach. You can use our training facilities for free during your lessons and can teach CrossFit.
  • BPJEPS AF, with an option to do group training sessions: you will become a fitness instructor.
  • BPJEPS APT (Physical Activities for all public): you will become a polyvalent sports animator for all public. This is the more appropriate diploma if you envisage to work in, for example, a primary school, sports association and vacation village. You will be in charge to organise physical and sport activities in an educative and recreational manner. You can also develop the concept of « sport for health » especially for adults and seniors.
  • BPJEPS Cycling Activities: you will become a cycling instructor in VTT, BMX and traditional cycling. You can work in a cycling school, intervene at school and organize touristic treckings for bikers.
  • BPJEPS Equestrian Activities:you will become an equestrian instructor. You can also handle an equestrian school for all public (children, adults and handicapped persons).
  • BPJEPS ASC Football: you will become a football instructor, especially for child (4-17 years old). You can also intervene in other collective sports as rugby, basket-ball, handball, volley-ball and lawn hockey. You will be able to manage a football school, initiate educative action in football and in other collective sport.
  • BPJEPS ASC Rugby: you will become a rugby instructor, especially for child. You can also intervene in other collective sports as basket-ball, handball, volley-ball and lawn hockey. You will be able to manage a rugby school, initiate educative action in rugby and in other collective sport.
  • BPJEPS ASC Handball: you will become a handball instructor, especially for child. You can also intervene in other collective sports as basket-ball, football, volley-ball and lawn hockey. You will be able to manage a handball school, initiate educative action in handball and in other collective sport.
  • BPJEPS ASC Basket-ball: you will become a basket-ball instructor, especially for child. You can also intervene in other collective sports as rugby, football, volley-ball and lawn hockey. You will be able to manage a Basket-ball school, initiate educative action in handball and in other collective sport.
  • BPJEPS ASC Volley-ball: you will become a volley-ball instructor, especially for child. You can also intervene in other collective sports as rugby, football, basket-ball and lawn hockey. You will be able to manage a volley-ball school, initiate educative action in handball and in other collective sport.
  • BAPAAT (Assistant Animator): this is the 1st qualification degree of sports and socio-cultural animator. Prépa-Sports recommends this diploma for the foreign students who don't speak well French. You can integrate this diploma without the high school one.
  • BNSSA (National Security Certificate and Aquatic Rescue): this diploma is aimed at « good swimmers » and can be passed in only 3 weeks. You will also receive a rescuing training session (PSE1).

You can be in charge of aquatic security as a body guard, beaches, swimming pool, plans of water supervision, swimming school, swimming club.

You can practice choreographed and group courses such as STEP, LIA, Hip Hop., Zumba and LesMills. You have the possibility to become a sport coach.

You will become an assistant animator for young public in sports club, especially in physical expression, collective games and VTT.

You can get the title of aquatic rescuer/guard.

You will be able to rescue someone in a swimming pool, at the beach or in a plan of water. You will be able to organize a lifeguard’s station.

However, you will not qualify to teach swimming.

  • BPJEPS Preparation: this is a course especially for youngsters aged from 16-19. This training session is a refresher course before integrating any other BPJEPS. Prépa-Sports recommends this diploma for the foreign students who don't speak well French. It includes different options that you can chose: body-building, fitness, multisport and swimming. As all of our training sessions, you will receive 3 days of lessons (18 hours) and 17 hours per week of traineeship programme.

TRANSLATION OPTION

This option can be selected by the foreign students.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

During the training year, Prépa-Sports can assist you in a home or a sports club search.

It will allow you to join us in an easy way.

For any further information, don't hesitate to contact us at the following number: 00 33 4 42 90 57 08.

*BPJEPS: Professional Certificate of Youth, Popular Education and Sport


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