This industry is all about people enjoying sport, keeping fit and improving their health and fitness.
Jobs in this sector can be in professional sport, either playing or coaching at different levels. Alternatively, you could work in health promotion through sport and the study of sports science, or perhaps take a fitness role in a gym delivering group or one-to-one training sessions and exercise classes.
What can I do now?
Choosing the right qualifications to help set you on the right track is really important. You may have taken GCSEs, BTECs or A Levels or a mix of all three to achieve your goals whether that's to get straight into work or an apprenticeship or go on to higher education.
We've included information below to help you see where your qualifications could take you.
Max Whitlock MBE
Double Olympic gold medalist.
Personal trainer to beginner and elite athletes.
Explore where your qualifications can take you
View and download career maps explaining the different sorts of jobs in the sport sector and what qualifications are required for each role.