Exercise and fitness student teaching a new gym member how to use equipment

Exercise, Fitness and Sport

The Exercise and Fitness industry focuses on the supervision of exercise and physical activity and has grown rapidly in recent years. There are many job opportunities available in varied settings including hotel facilities, private gyms, community and sports centres.

To work in the exercise and fitness industry you need to be interested in health and fitness with a good level of personal fitness, enjoy meeting a wide range of people, be enthusiastic and responsible, be able to motivate others and have knowledge and understanding of how the body works.

Possible job roles available after gaining an Exercise & Fitness qualification include:

  • Gym Assistant
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Group Exercise Instructor
  • Recreation Assistant
  • Club Manager
  • Duty Manager
  • Self-Employment
  • Personal Trainer

Whilst learning on one of our Exercise, Fitness and Sports courses, you will be benefit from the superb sports facilities available at Greenbank Sports Academy.

For all courses it is a requirement that you complete voluntary hours or a work placement to demonstrate a practical understanding of your subject. These can be completed at the Sports Academy or externally.

Exercise, Fitness and Sport Courses

Gateway Entry Level 3 Award or Certificate in Skills for Sport and Active Leisure

Gateway Level 1 Award or Certificate in Skills for Sport and Active Leisure

Skills Builder Courses

Sports and Physical Activities for Independent Living