Sports, Fitness & Outdoor Education
Choose to be
- Fitness Coach/Instructor
- Gym Manager
- PE Teacher
- Personal Trainer
- Sports Development Officer
- Sports Instructor
- Sports/Leisure Centre Manager
These study programmes are based in the new Oval Campus in Bebington and include many outdoor pursuits within the UK. With the help of your tutors’ extensive experience in a range of outdoor activities and competitive sports, you will develop your theoretical knowledge and physical skills to succeed in this exhilarating and growing industry.
Programmes delivered at the Oval Campus, Bebington include:
Watch our students and tutors talk about the Football Development and Sports Science courses at Wirral Met:
Many students progress onto jobs and/or self employment once they have completed their full-time study programmes. Level 3 students often progress onto Higher Education to study on degree programmes.
These courses equip students with the skills and knowledge to progress onto occupations including:
- Fitness coach/instructor - view occupation details here
- Gym manager - view occupation details here
- Personal trainer - view occupation details here
- Sports instructor - view occupation details here
Salaries for Sports Development Officers range from £20,000 to £35,000 per year and managers can earn up to £50,000 per year. Starting salaries for Fitness Instructors are around £13,000 per year and experienced instructors can earn around £20,000 per year. Leisure Centre Managers can earn between £17,000 and around £25,000 per year, and senior managers can earn over £35,000 per year. (Source)
Where are they now?
Matthew successfully completed the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Outdoor Education and is now progressing to further study at Liverpool John Moores University.