Sports, Coaching and Fitness
Are you fit and interested in sport or leisure?
Have you considered joining this expanding industry?
You could be employed in a wide variety of places - for example a leisure centre, health and fitness centre, tennis or golf club, sports shop, gymnasium, holiday complex or outward bound centre. There are also opportunities in the Tourist Industry covering countryside leisure, museum and heritage centres. In most of these jobs you will be working with, and helping, other people in their sporting or leisure activities.
Over the past decade there has been a rapid growth in the number of people working in the recreation and leisure industry. 40,100 people are employed in the South West in Sports-related jobs. This figure is expected to expand with the interest generated by the 2012 Olympic Games. If you are interested in this varied and exciting sector, read on!