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Spotlight: Careers in Sport and Fitness

Has your student, son or daughter considered a career in sport or fitness? The sport and fitness industry is growing and ever evolving. Careers in this industry offer very high levels of job satisfaction along with competitive salaries. 

The opportunities for young people to pursue a career in sport and fitness are extensive. You could train to become a…

  • Sport Coach
  • Fitness Instructor
  • PE Teacher
  • Sport Official 
  • Personal Trainer
  • Sport Psychologist
  • Sport Business Owner
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Sport Journalist
  • Sport Development Officer
  • Sport Nutritionist
  • Gym Manager
  • Sport Therapist
  • Outdoor Activities Manager

…and many other roles!

We have places available now on our Level 1 BTEC in Sport and Active Leisure, the ideal stepping stone onto a career in sport and fitness. 

Delivered at our brand new sports facility at Pleasley Vale, near Mansfield, this course develops a range of sporting and fitness skills and techniques, alongside the personal skills needed to work in the industry.   

A career in sport and fitness can be exciting and challenging. If the idea of an active working life and making a difference to others sounds appealing, then this may be the career for you.

To get prepared for a career in sport and fitness, you can start your journey at R.E.A.L. by enrolling on our Level 1 BTEC in Sport and Active Leisure.

To discuss this course further please contact Tristram Whitman, Group Provision Manager, at or call 0115 220 400.


RAPS Mansfield will became RIS Mansfield on 27th May. The new RIS website will be launching shortly.

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