Employer links and careers


We work in partnership across the sport sector.

We work closely with a number of National Governing Bodies of Sport, including:

As well as the National Governing Bodies of sport we also work with a number of professional organisations to support our students, including:

A number of employers support our students by offering volunteering and work placement opportunities, including:

On top of this we are members of:

In addition we are also a Higher Education Partner of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity.

Our students work alongside a number of industry practitioners including:

  • Sports Development Officers
  • Active Schools Co-ordinators
  • Coaches
  • Wellbeing Officers
  • Sports Therapists
  • Climbing Wall Staff
  • NHS staff
  • Outdoor Rangers
  • Personal Trainers

All our programmes have volunteering or work experiences embedded within them meaning our students are involved in promoting and supporting sustainable physical activity and sport opportunities, both within local schools and the wider community.

Careers in Sport and Fitness may include:

  • Lifeguard or Pool Attendant
  • Outdoor Activities Instructor or Leader
  • Sports Development Officer
  • Sports or Leisure Centre Assistant
  • Sports or Leisure Centre Manager
  • Sports Coach or Instructor
  • Personal Trainer
  • Gym Instructor