SfW Sport and Recreation

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Why study SfW Sport and Recreation?

Interest in sport in Scotland is growing. There are about 40,000 people employed in the various aspects of sport and leisure. As the number of sports centres continues to increase, there are more jobs in coaching and sports management. Some jobs are seasonal – skiing or work in holiday centres, for instance, and do not offer permanent employment. Leisure facilities offer a fairly steady source of jobs.

This course will give you the opportunity to find out more about the Sport and Recreation industry and the practical tasks involved in being a sports centre worker.

Sport and Recreation offers good opportunities for those who enjoy:

Career Pathways

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