With the government drive for a more healthy nation and the public desire to experience more outdoor pursuits, the sport, leisure, health and fitness sector is predicted to be one of the largest growth employment areas in the North East and nationally.
Demand for qualified and trained employees continues to rise and 16-24 year-olds make up 24% of the employees in the sector. The industry is wide-ranging, from coaching, instruction and rehabilitation, through to expeditions and outdoor sports activities and leisure development. Employers look for people with good communications skills, enthusiasm and stamina; who are well organized and who like working with people.
You might want to be:
- Sports Coach/Fitness Instructor
- Personal Trainer
- Leisure Centre Manager/Employer
- Sports Therapist
- Sports Development Officer
- Outdoor Pursuits Instructor
- Sports Scientist
- Sports Psychologist
- Sports Teacher
90.19% of our Sports students progressed into further or higher education.