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Education provider: VLUK


At Tranmere Rovers Sports College, we’ll develop your knowledge and experience within the sports industry. Of course, we teach workshops, lessons and practical sessions, but that is only half of our programme we offer you. Your story with the college begins with your chosen career pathway, and we’ll tailor the programme of your choice to you!

That’s because, at Tranmere Rovers College we believe in providing the best opportunities for our students, educationally and industrially. So, we provide industry work experience opportunities for all of our students.

Through structured support, guidance and opportunity at Tranmere Rovers College, your career in sport will take the 1st step in a positive and productive direction.


During your course, you will work towards a range of BTEC Sport Diplomas that provide you with essential UCAS points to gain entry into higher education and university degrees.

Your work experience will also enhance your CV and industry knowledge also boosting your chances of progression to university and even employment.

Tranmere Rovers College also offer a range of higher education possibilities, with HNC, HND and degree programmes through our partnership with VLUK and Colchester Institute University.


BTEC Level 2

Our BTEC Level 2 programme is a great place to start if you have not already acquired qualifications. This programme will give you the skills required to access a level 3 programme. You will learn the fundamentals of sporting topics and exercise science. You will also have the opportunity to build your coaching portfolio by assisting our team of coaches during your work experience element of the programme.

BTEC Level 3

Tranmere Rovers College’s BTEC Level 3 programme has a variety of outcomes once completed. In addition to studying sporting performance, you will also have the opportunity to gain work experience within the industry such as shadowing Tranmere Rovers Football Club’s employees within their job roles.

With up to 160 UCAS points possible, you could progress onto university to study sports or other practical subjects such as quantity surveying.


You can also progress on to our very own football industry specific HNC/HND programme, where you will study football coaching, performance analysis and development, you will also gain realistic industry experience.

Employment Opportunities

Although, if higher education is not your desired outcome, if successful on the course, Tranmere Rovers also has employment opportunities for dedicated and reliable prospects. Tranmere Rovers College can also support you in finding employment within the sports industry.

English & Maths

At Tranmere Rovers College, we value the importance of life skills, so we offer English and Maths GCSE lessons and exams to students who didn’t quite attain their desired grades at school.




Tori Currans

"Since I started studying at the College I have gained the qualifications that I need and also been given the chance to work with the first team which is really important for my development and something that I think I wouldn't have got anywhere else".

BTEC Level 3 graduate Tori has shadowed Tranmere Rovers physiotherapy department in order to gain valuable experience in the elite sports environment as she gets ready to study at University.

Megan Kane

"I was always interested in sports but I. was never sure where I would be able to get the help that I needed but the tutors at the College have been brilliant in both my practical and theory work".

Currently helping out as an assistant PE Teacher at Woodchurch High School, Megan is already gaining experience in the teaching industry after completing her BTEC qualifications at Tranmere Rovers Sports College.

Josh Brooks

"When I started my studies, I never expected that these opportunities would be given to me by Tranmere Rovers Sports College but after working hard and gaining my qualifcations at the College, I am now going to fulfil that dream"

Josh completed all of his qualifications at Tranmere Rovers through to his BTEC Level 3 and is now employed at the Club as a college mentor and one day hopes to coach and play football in Australia.

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