The sports industry is one of SkillsActive’s largest sectors with a workforce of 371,800 people working in 176,000 business and organisations throughout the UK. In this section you will find all the information you need about obtaining training, funding and jobs in the sports industry
SkillsActive’s work in sport covers a variety of training and funding, from helping people find the right training to get jobs in sports to providing help and advice for people looking to find funding for sports clubs and we deal with all levels of sport, from grass-roots up to high-performance.
To help people find training and jobs in sports, we work closely with recognised training providers to ensure the sports sector has suitably qualified employees and volunteers. We can also help with finding sources of sports funding to help with staff development and training all of which supports the delivery of sports activities and helps us become a fitter, healthier nation.
Browse our sports webpages to find out more about sports training, sports funding, National Occupational Standards (NOS) and SkillsActive’s work with groups within the sports industry.