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Sports, Fitness & Outdoor Education

Sports, Fitness & Outdoor Education

These study programmes are based in the specialist Oval Campus in Bebington. 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 growing industry.

Programmes delivered at the Oval Campus, Bebington include:

Career opportunities

These courses equip students with the skills and knowledge to progress onto occupations including:

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)

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What next?

Click here for details of HE / University level courses at Wirral Met

Take a look at our apprenticeship vacancies

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.

Where are they now?

Christopher Connelly

Chris completed a National Diploma in Sport and Exercise science at Wirral Met which allowed him to go on and complete a Bachelors and Masters Degree at the University of Chester. He gained employment as a senior performance analyst with the English institute of sport where he now works full time for GB Boxing and has worked at the Rio Olympic Games. He balances this with providing performance analysis support to World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua.

 

Where are they now?

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