Fitness Instructor

Fitness Instructor

Sports, Leisure and Environment

As a fitness instructor, you would lead and organise group and individual exercise programmes to help people to improve their health and fitness. You would either instruct a range of activities or specialise in a particular area.

Personal skills

Good communication and 'people' skill, an outgoing and approachable personality, diplomacy and tact, the ability to motivate and enthuse people, a responsible attitude to health and safety

Salary

£13,000 to £20,000 per year

Key skills

Diagnostic

Technical

Supervisory

Sports, Leisure and Environment

  • There are 230,708 organisations throughout the UK in public, private and voluntary sectors
  • There are over 5 million volunteers in the sector across the UK
  • There are 576,000 people in paid employment in the sector
  • The sector has to recruit 85,000 annually to cope with replacement demands
  • Over the next 10 years, it is predicted that the sector will grow faster than the economy as a whole