What could my future job look like?
Here are some examples of the tasks that you may be carrying out:
- Fitness instructor: plan and lead sessions of fitness classes, maintain equptment, monitor participant safety, tailor workouts
- Personal trainer: design individualised programmes for clients, develop raport and maintain customer base, evaluate and assess client fitness
- Sports massage therapist: diagnose patients based on stress, pain and medical history, record prognosis, treatment, response and progress, instruct clients in many techniques, treat issues
- Head football coach: instruct athletes in games and training, recruit and evaluate athletes, manage football programmes, oversee outreach, camps, clinics and other activities
The sport, exercise science, fitness and therapy industry
Whether it’s supporting elite athletes to reach their full potential, or introducing sport to a young person for the first time, with a career in sports you can play an important role in leading people to a healthy lifestyle.
Since 2005, weekly sport participation in England has grown by two million to nearly 16 million. The number of people taking part in sport activities at least three times a week has grown even faster.
Sport and exercise-related activity supports over 400,000 full-time equivalent jobs in the UK, ranging from professional sportsmen and women, sports and fitness coaches and instructors, to sports officials and referees.
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We work in partnership with Oxford City Football Club, Reading Rockets, Community Trust and Ignite Sport ensuring practical and industry-standard teaching to either take your studies to the next level or go straight into employment.