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:
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)
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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?
Fiona studied the BTEC Sport and Exercise Science level 3 Diploma at Wirral Met and recently ran for Merseyside at ESAA Cross Country Championships. Fiona has been accepted onto university to read Sports Science