Sports, Exercise and Fitness

Our courses offer learners the opportunity to follow their career goals and progress to careers in Sports and Exercise Science, Coaching and Development, and Personal Training, as well as the support required to progress to Higher Education.  Start your journey with a study programme at the Oval Campus and benefit from our extensive expereience in the Sports, Exercise and Fitness industries.


As well as taking part in a mix of classroom based outdoor activities, our learners have access to relevant work experience opportunities and residential trips, which helps prepare them for sustainable careers within the fast-growing sport and fitness industries. 


  • EXERCISE & FITNESS Courses at Wirral Met 0 Course

    Explore our personal trainer qualifications and fitness instructor courses that are offered on both full and part-time programmes at levels 2 and 3. Once qualified you will have the knowledge and skills to progress into employment within the sports and fitness industry.

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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

Sports players

Up to £67,000

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Sports and leisure assistants

Up to £15,000

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Leisure and sports managers

Up to £46,000

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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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