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Sports Studies Courses in Guildford, Surrey

If you have an interest in Sport, then Merrist Wood is the place to start your career with some of the educational programmes we offer here.

With courses available here in a variety of different sporting pathways; Golf, Rugby, Football and multi-sports. We have a range of vocational courses, from Level 2 to Level 3, making sure you can access the course that best suits your needs and interests linked to your chosen sport. You will have the opportunity to play your chosen on a weekly basis in national competitions.   

We have a full-time football programme, offering students the opportunity to play and train in a professional environment whilst studying on a full-time football programme, read more about our Football Development Centre.

In addition to football Merrist Wood has excellent golf links established over the past 10 years with an adjoining privately-owned 18-hole golf course. You will also benefit from coaching by professional club coaches, PGA professionals and professional players. Merrist Wood have proudly performed excellently at recent golf national events.

We also have a multi-sports programme, which offers students the opportunity to undertake a variety of sports non-competitively on a weekly basis rather than focus on one pathway, this includes; Rugby, Tennis, Volleyball, Rock climbing, Netball and many more sports.

We also offer subsidiary options on all pathways, this can be discussed after your application to your chosen pathway.

 

 
Football Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma - 2017:18
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 16-18 


Level 2 NVQ Activity Leadership - Football Coaching and Fitness - 2017:18
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 16-18 


Physical Education Level 3 and FA Level 2 - 2017:18
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 16-18 


Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness) Level 3 BTEC 90 Credit Diploma - 2017:18
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 16-18 


Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness) Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma - 2017:18
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 Adult  16-18 


Sport (Female College Academy in association with Chelsea FC Foundation) Level 3 BTEC 90 Credit Diploma - 2017:18
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 16-18 


Sport (Female College Academy in association with Chelsea FC Foundation) Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma - 2017:18
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 16-18 


Sport (Golf) Level 3 BTEC 90 Credit Diploma - 2017:18
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 Adult  16-18 


Sport (Golf) Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma - 2017:18
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 Adult  16-18 


Sport (Male College Academy in association with Chelsea FC Foundation) Level 3 BTEC 90 Credit Diploma - 2017:18
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 16-18 


Sport (Male College Academy in association with Chelsea FC Foundation) Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma - 2017:18
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 16-18 


Sport Studies Level 2 BTEC Diploma - 2017:18
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 16-18 


Sport Taster Day (Chelsea Boys Level 3 Diploma) - 2016:17
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 16-18 


Sport Taster Day (Chelsea Girls Level 3 Diploma) - 2016:17
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 16-18 


Sport Taster Day (Football Coaching Level 2 & 3 Diplomas) - 2016:17
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 16-18 


Sport Taster Day (Golf Level 3 Diploma) - 2016:17
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 16-18 


 

Football

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Why Choose Merrist Wood College?

  • Merrist Wood has relationships with the F.A, local grassroots Football Clubs, Professional Football Academies and Universities in the U.K and U.S
  • Coaching by UEFA ‘A’ & ‘B’ Licence Coaches
  • Coaching by PGA professionals and professional players and coaches
  • Access to an adjoining, privately-owned 18 hole golf course
  • Excellent golf links established over 20 years of golf education at Merrist Wood
  • 3 full size football pitches
  • Links with Surrey Sports Park 
  • Sport related trips such as visits to local academies to International Football Trips such as Tenerife and Barcelona
  • Additional qualifications; Gym Instructor Level 2, F.A Level 1, F.A Level 2, Sports Leaders, F.A Coaching Disabled Footballers, Lifeguard qualifications
  • A variety of coaching company links, including our own to offer you paid work experience

Football Development Centre

 

Chelsea Foundation Academy

Trial dates are:

Saturday 25 March

Saturday 1 April

Saturday 29 April

For further details please contact zak.wooster@chelseafc.com

Day to Day in the Industry

  • Sports coaching
  • Fitness testing
  • Sports nutrition
  • Technical and tactical skills
  • Health, safety and injury
  • Anatomy and physiology
 

Jobs in Football

  • Professional Player
  • Coaching

  • Trainer

  • Retail or Sales

  • Administration

  • Sports Development Officer

Jobs in Golf Management

  • Professional Player
  • Club Administrator
  • Tour Professional
  • Coach
  • Golf Retail
  • Sports Development Officer 
 

Jobs in Rugby

  • Professional Player
  • Club Administrator
  • Coaching
  • Tour Professional
  • Rugby Retail

Jobs in General Sport

  • Leisure Centre Manager
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Sports Coach
  • Personal Trainer
  • Sports Retail
  • Sports Development Officer
 

Moving On

Progress to a Degree Level programme at university in sports development, sport and fitness, sports technology, sports coaching and others. Alternatively, you could progress on to a professional career in the industry.


Student Soundbite

CharlieSoundbite"The College has great facilities and I enjoy both the practical and theory side of the course. The fact that I am studying something I'm passionate about helps keep me motivated and I always look forward to going in and studying."

Charlie Andrews, Sport (Rugby) Level 3 Diploma

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