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Careers in

Sport

Individuals in the sports industry contribute to the vibrant world of athletics, fitness, and entertainment. This diverse sector offers various roles, such as professional athletes, coaches, sports administrators, sports scientists, and fitness instructors. Professional athletes showcase their skills and compete at the highest levels in various sports, becoming inspirational figures to fans worldwide. Coaches guide and mentor athletes, helping them reach their full potential. Sports administrators manage the logistical aspects of sports organisations, ensuring events run smoothly.

Sports scientists focus on enhancing performance through research and applied science. Fitness instructors are crucial in promoting health and wellness through exercise programs. Our Sports courses showcase your passion for physical activity, dedication, and a deep understanding of the sports landscape.

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What can I do with a qualification in Sport?

Median Salary

£32,300 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Discusses performance problems with coaches, physiotherapists, dieticians and doctors.
  • Maintains clothing and other specialised sporting equipment.
  • Builds stamina, physical strength and agility through running, fitness exercises and weight training.
  • Attends training sessions to develop skills and practice individual or team moves and tactics.
  • Participates in exhibitions, pre-qualifying events, tournaments and competitions.

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Median Salary

£10,099 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Manages the playing areas and competitors, starts race, competition or match and controls its progress according to established rules.
  • Inspects and maintains specialised clothing and equipment.
  • Understands health and safety aspects of various activities and ensures any statutory requirements are met.
  • Provides information and develops facilities to encourage greater participation in sport, and to enhance the standards of participants.
  • Deals with administrative aspects such as arranging matches, contests or appearances for athlete or team, and organising required transport and accommodation.
  • Monitors and analyses technique and performance, and determines how future improvements can be made.
  • Controls team selection and discipline and recruits ancillary staff such as coaches or physiotherapists.
  • Coaches teams or individuals by demonstrating techniques and directing training and exercise sessions.

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Median Salary

£10,296 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Understands the health and safety aspects of different forms of exercise and ensures that any statutory requirements are met.
  • Plans and monitors personal fitness schedules.
  • Ensures that clients do not injure themselves through over exertion or using incorrect training techniques.
  • Demonstrates and leads fitness activities and supervises exercise classes.
  • Devises programmes of training appropriate to the needs of clients with varying levels of strength, fitness and ability.
  • Assesses the fitness levels of clients.

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Median Salary

£10,956 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Serves food and beverages to passengers.
  • Makes announcements to passengers and deals with enquiries.
  • Receives passengers on ship, examines tickets and other documentation, directs them to their cabin and assists with any luggage.
  • Completes way-bill at scheduled points on route and balances cash taken with tickets issued.
  • Signals to driver when to stop and start bus, collects fares from passengers and issues tickets and changes destination indicators as necessary.
  • Responds to enquiries and complaints, books excursions and other entertainment and provides other assistance and advice to holidaymakers.
  • Makes local arrangements at stopover points for food and accommodation.
  • Receives passengers, checks tickets and guides them to their seats, makes announcements regarding travel arrangements and places of interest, and deals with passengers.
  • Observes regulations concerning the carrying capacity of vehicles and controls the boarding of passengers accordingly.

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Median Salary

£19,697 View more

What can I do with a qualification in Sport?