Sport

Prospects Sector Briefing: Leisure, Sport and Tourism

Overview of the sector, including information on the various job roles available, typical employers, future trends and case studies.

Prospects Profile: Exercise Physiologist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Fitness Centre Manager

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Personal Trainer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Sports Administrator

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Sports Coach

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Sports Development Officer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Careers in Sport

Find about a wide range of career options through detailed case studies. There is also information on training and advice on how to get into your chosen career.

CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity)

Click on the "Jobs" tab of this site to find information on careers in Sport and advice from employers on how to impress at interviews.

SkillsActive Careers

Profiles of a range of career options in Sport, with information on entry requirements, training and salaries.

UK Sport

UK Sport works in partnership with the home country sports councils and other agencies to lead sport in the UK to world-class success. Includes job vacancies in development, coaching, performance management and more.

British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences

UK professional body for all those with an interest in the science of sport and exercise. Extensive careers section, job vacancies and course finder facility (in the 'Students' section)

Institute of Sport (SportScotland)

The performance arm of SportScotland, providing expertise to athletes and sport in Scotland.

Sport Scotland

The national body for sport development in Scotland. Their website contains information on career options and entry qualifications (found in the jobs section).

Aberdeenshire Sports Council

Exists to represent clubs/organisations and is one of the most progressive and active sports councils in the country

UK Coaching

Organisation promoting people who work in Coaching and supporting their professional development. Their website contains details of current opportunities, funding and training courses.

Working in Sport

This book provides information on the range of career opportunities in Sport that are available in the UK and abroad. It is available to borrow from the Careers Service library.

  • Author: James Masters
  • Published: 2011

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

Premier Global Career Guidance Blog

Articles containing information on a career as a Personal Trainer and advice on finding employment in this area.

REPs - The Register of Exercise Professionals

The largest independent public register for the Health and Fitness Industry in the UK. Their website lists training courses and news articles.