Careers in Sport & Leisure

The UK sports industry is worth £24bn and employs over 1 million people.  Expand your search further to include the leisure industry, travel and recreation and you have a vast choice of careers.

Sport

www.careers-in-sport.co.uk - this website provides an in-depth analysis of the different career options available in the world of sport. People havebeen interviewed from all different facets of the sports industry to increase your understanding of the opportunities available, providing helpful advice on the qualifications and experience required for a career in sport

www.uksport.gov.uk - you can find a wide range of information on this site for the sporting enthusiast. Look at jobs in sport for details of all

the latest vacancies in high performance sport

www.sportscoachuk.org - Sports Coach UK is the lead agency for the development of the UK Coaching System

www.bases.org.uk - The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences is a professional body for anyone interested in sport and exercise science and its website contains information on different sports-related careers

www.cimspa.co.uk - the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity site includes information on qualifications and professional development

www.afpe.org.uk - Association for Physical Education is the professional association for physical education teachers

www.sportsleaders.org - this is a volunteer-based organisation with supporters running the Sports Leader Awards

www.skillsactive.com - Skills Active is the Sector Skills Council for Active Leisure and Learning

Travel

www.abta.com - the Association of Travel Agents site has a section on careers

www.itt.co.uk - the Institute of Travel and Tourism has a good careers section