Sports, Fitness & Outdoor Education


Are you interested in a career as a Sports Scientist, Personal Trainer, Fitness Instructor or PE Teacher? Offering further education courses from levels 1 through to 3 via NCFE, BTEC and VTCT, our experienced tutors will develop your theoretical knowledge and physical skills to help you be successful within the Sports, Fitness and Outdoor Education sectors.


Progress on to your dream career today with a course at Wirral Met’s specialist Oval Campus in Bebington.


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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: nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

Fitness instructors

Up to £13,000

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Leisure and sports managers

Up to £60,000

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Sports and leisure assistants

Up to £25,000

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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.


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