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Physical Education » Career Opportunities

Study in Physical Education typically leads graduates to become teachers of physical education at secondary school but it can also equip them with the appropriate skills for employment in other areas of education.

Career opportunities include:

  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Sports co-ordinator
  • Fitness instructor
  • Outdoor and adventure education programme leader
  • Sports team trainer

Physical Education can lead into the following careers

Secondary School Teacher

Secondary school teachers teach one or more curriculum subject areas to students of about 13 to 18 years of age at a secondary school.
Secondary School Teacher

Fitness Instructor

Fitness instructors help people to improve their general fitness or train for special events through individual programmes or classes.
Fitness Instructor

Sport Coach

Sport coaches work with individual athletes and teams to help them increase their sporting skills, abilities, and knowledge in order to participate in competitions and events.
Sport Coach